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Populism, the Hate/Victim dialectic and why the Left need to insult us.

Even the BBC are at it now. Populism is the new racism. It is the new buzzword. Everything we don’t like is now ‘populist’. David Cameron… 1,408 more words

Political Debate

Richmond by-election: Why the Liberal Democrats should be worried.

It’s very sad that Zac Goldsmith – a very good and honourable MP – has lost  his seat in the Richmond Park by-election. He always said that he would resign from the Conservatives if they decided to build the third runway at Heathrow. 858 more words

Beyond Brexit

L-Onorevoli jerġa’ jagħmilha

Hi sfortuna li d-dibattitu politiku fil-pajjiż reġa’ qiegħed jikkarga.

Il-Parlament hu l-post fejn issir il-kritika. Imma l-kritika, anke jekk iebsa m’għandiex tkun insolenti. L-insulti ma jagħmlu ġid lil ħadd: la lil min jgħidhom u l-anqas lil min jirċievihom. 122 more words


Good Thinking Dan Tehan!

48 year old family man from Hamilton Victoria, Dan Tehan, is a new face in the Turnbull federal government who is showing admirable commitment in his role as Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel since 18 February 2016. 364 more words

Community Issues

Electoral College: Reasons Not To Abolish

There is a debate going on….the same debate that we have after each election especially the ones that are somehow contested, about the Electoral College. 679 more words


I'll Drink to That

So what’s missing in political discourse in the early twenty-first century? Some say it’s the corner saloon where patrons could freely debate (and drink, with moderation of course), and hopefully form well-reasoned political opinions about most everything. 215 more words


There is no Plan! Where is the Plan?

One of the more persistent memes since the referendum has been the regular claim that the government has no plan as to how it intends to negotiate our exit from the EU. 1,228 more words

Beyond Brexit