Josh White / 02 Mar 2020

Five Stages of Brexit

Breaking Down the Breakup

Britain's departure from the European Union was a day of jubilation for some and mourning for others. Many people are still clinging to easy answers and false hopes. It's time to sober up.(...)

Big shoes to fill. London, June 2017.
Josh Kitto / 29 Jan 2020

Rebuilding the Labour Party

The Search for Intelligent Life

X left defeated by x far-right. It doesn’t matter where it is. It always happens, in every country.

It happens so regularly, in fact, you’d think it was preprogrammed. Conspiracy theory, anyone?(...)

God save the Kalashnikov. Expat protest mural, Berlin.
Josh White / 06 Jan 2020

Another England is Possible

The Problem With Patriotism

Labour’s devastating defeat has reopened an old debate about England’s future. Labour leadership contenders David Lammy and Rebecca Long-Bailey have issued calls for ‘civic nationalism’ and ‘progressive patriotism’.(...)
Sean Quinn / 06 Nov 2019

Ireland’s British Hangover

Brexit and What Comes After

“I’ve applied for Irish citizenship.” Pre-Brexit, this would have been amazing to hear in a cut-glass accent by a late-middle-aged upper-class British woman. But Brexit was looming and she didn’t want any hassle commuting to her country home, in France. (...)