All posts tagged election

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 […]

Taste for Trump

Donald Trump is the new President of the United States of America. We all know this. However, this which seems on the surface to be a horror story is in fact […]