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Political Myth Busting
The what is ... ? series
Thursday, 10 October 2019
Tory rail privatisation and the secret £50 billion+ black hole of debt
When Britain's rail network was privatised in 1994 not only were the routes chopped up into a confusing mess of different franchise...
Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Jo Swinson is positioning herself as the Nigel Farage of Remain
Ever since Jo Swinson became Lib-Dem leader she's been shifting the Lib-Dem position ever further towards the extreme fringe of Rema...
Friday, 13 September 2019
Welcome to the idiocracy!
Last week I wrote an article detailing the extraordinary bad faith tactic of Performative Stupidity , which is the increasingly preval...
Thursday, 5 September 2019
Boris Johnson goes full Mussolini
It's an extraordinary and iconic scene. As MPs battle to undo Johnson's hard-right, parliament-shutting, disaster capitalist co...
What is ... performative stupidity?
When Jeremy Corbyn and Labour abstained on the motion to dissolve parliament and hold a general election, Boris Johnson responded by cl...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
The Tory "work until you die" dystopia
When I was younger I spent several years working in construction and roofing. I'm not even 40 and I'm glad I'm out of the ind...
Monday, 12 August 2019
Who is in Caroline Lucas' all-female all-white Brexit-foiling "fantasy cabinet"?
The Green Party's only MP Caroline Lucas has completely and utterly lost the plot over Brexit. For years she was one of my absolute...
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