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Goodbye to Torystan

The bad news is the UK election campaign has begun. The good news is it will soon be over.(...)

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Tory Funeral Buildup

The Tories are over. Whether you ask voters or pollsters, or even party apparatchiks, it’s not a question of if but when.(...)
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Waiting for Starmer

It's been a strange start to the year in UK politics. The Labour Party finally backed a ceasefire in Gaza, while it once again ran into trouble over claims of Antisemitism.(...)

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Twilight of the Tories

Britain is preparing for a general election in 2024, but very few voters are enthused by the choices waiting for them at the ballot box. (...)
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The Problem With Corbyn

Brexit was not his strong point, and it took him too long to clarify his stance. And he could make some awful gaffes, as per his Jews and irony comment.(...)
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Looking for the Left

Social democrats are in trouble all over Europe. The enemy is still the far-right, but the reasons why voters have turned to populists remain disputed.(...)