And so that seems to be that. The left-populist experiment across Europe has fizzled out. A decade since the global financial crisis and nothing to show for it. It’s devastating, really. The ‘red wall’ did indeed crumble, and far more than I had even imagined/predicted. One after another, constituencies formerly based in steel or coal … Continue reading Hate to say it, but #BrexitWouldveWon
On Populism and ‘Honest Politicians’ Corbyn has been praised for being an honest man, that rarity — an authentic politician. Yet his lack of success has brought criticism (and not just from the right of his own party and other centrists) for not ‘playing the game’. So which is it? Neither. The surprise upsurge – … Continue reading What’s the opposite of these PPE/Énarque/Beltway weirdos?