All posts tagged election

A Blue Ripple – a discussion of America’s mid-term elections.

On November 6th, 2018–two years after Donald Trump became the 45th president of the United States–the House of Representatives was now held by the Democratic Party. Though many were hoping […]

ELECTION ANALYSIS

Well then. This election has been utterly surreal, and though there are obvious winners (YouGov, Corbyn) and losers (May) – almost everyone has been proven wrong. My last column, I […]

Busting Election Myths Part Two: Commiserations and Celebrations

By the time you’ve read this, this column will already have aged. The election is over, and we (probably) now have a Government. The last column I wrote was about […]

Taking Our Country Back

The bright, otherworldly hours of the morning after a sensational night for British democracy have been met, necessarily, by a sober tempering of jubilation; though critically wounded, the Conservatives look […]

Busting Election Myths

Myth 1: People like Labour’s Policies Okay, this isn’t a myth, but the idea extrapolated from it is. There’s been a fair amount of attention on both social media and […]

“Theater must always be a safe and special place”

The Theater must always be a safe and special place – Donald J.Trump (via. Twitter) This tweet followed the Vice President Elect, Mike Pence’s trip to see Hamilton, where he […]

The Real Consequences Of Italy’s Referendum : Another Fallen Domino?

Matteo Renzi, Italian PM, has resigned after a heavy defeat in a referendum on the Italian Constitution. Renzi’s attempts to reform the deadlocked political system, investing more power in the […]

Why Trump’s Victory Is Not a Shock.

“I didn’t actually think he would win”, “I’m so surprised Trump won”, “I’m in shock”. I’m not being cynical but why do people say these things? Are you surprised that […]

Getting Through Election Evening

Everybody take a deep breath. Count to ten. Get some chocolate. Let’s try and process what’s just happened. On Tuesday night and in the early hours of Wednesday morning, I […]