Josh White / 13 Nov 2019

Start-Up Populism

From PayPal to Brexit

The Brexit Party revolves around London millionaires. Former metals trader Nigel Farage is the face of the party, while Leave.EU founders Richard Tice and Arron Banks keep the campaign flush with cash.(...)

Josh White / 28 Oct 2019

The Heart of Darkness

The Dominic Cummings Problem

We all love bad guys. We love to watch them rise and fall. But most of all we have a stake in ‘bad guys’ because it means we can play the good guys.(...)

Everyone loves Brexit. Protest march, London.
Josh White / 25 Sep 2019

UK 1, Johnson 0

Britain’s Constitutional Crisis

Parliament may have been saved, but the UK is still hurtling towards a cliff edge. The Brexit crisis goes to the heart of what kind of country we want to live in.(...)

The seeds of Brexit were planted decades ago. Salford, 1971.
Josh White / 02 Sep 2019

Leave to Remain

The Northern View

Bolsover is a long way from Westminster. It’s an old mining town, mostly white British and ageing, where the factories have closed and the mines have been filled in. This is Labour country, but it’s also Brexit country, too.(...)

Joe Keady / 15 Jul 2019

Killed by Fascism

The Murder of Walter Lübcke

The body of Walter Lübcke, a prominent German regional politician noted for his vocal support for immigration, was found outside his own house late on the night of 2 June with a bullet in his head.(...)

Josh White / 10 Jul 2019

No Option But Remain

Corbyn Gives In

It was about time. After months of internal party squabbles, Jeremy Corbyn has decided to take a much more pro-Remain position in a fresh referendum call. (...)

Josh White / 27 May 2019

The Nigel Farage Experience

From UKIP to the Brexit Party

Two politicians and their entourage walked into a West London pub for a quick pint only to find themselves arguing with a bunch of wild-eyed Trotskyists.(...)

Josh White / 20 May 2019

Rebranding Brexit

Nigel Farage Looks for New Markets

The Brexit Party is the new vehicle for Nigel Farage’s populist project to reshape British politics. And it looks set to smash UKIP and the Conservatives.(...)

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