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  • Brexit

    The British Sense of Meaningful

    “Taking back control” is looking a lot like “draining the swamp.”

    Mike Small 14th Nov'17 12
  • Media

    RTs are Not Endorsements

    The news that two politicians who have more than many experienced smear, personal attacks, racism, sexism and political bias should start-up their own TV production […]

    Mike Small 11th Nov'17 60
  • Commentary

    Good Morning Britain

    Good morning. There are currently at least two rogue Cabinet Ministers operating way beyond normal accepted behaviour, unaccountable and out of control, so much that […]

    Mike Small 7th Nov'17 6
  • Commentary

    Halfway to Paradise

    At least we know now why it’s called  ‘Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs’.

    Mike Small 6th Nov'17 10
  • Commentary

    Caught in a Storm

    It’s a quintessentially British idea: ‘caught in a downpour without a brolly’ [“Britain is caught in a storm. We shall need to make the best […]

    Mike Small 30th Oct'17 8
  • Commentary

    Independence Day

    It’s Independence Day today, though you might not have noticed and your home may not be festooned with bunting. Brexit is (and can only be) […]

    Mike Small 23rd Jun'17 19
  • Austerity Britain

    British Empire 1.0

    We thought this week’s ‘re-imagining’ of Britain and British Empire needed another look. Modern Britain formed in 1707. These are the countries it has been […]

    Stewart Bremner 8th Mar'17 17
  • Europe
    John Warren 13th Jun'16 30
  • Iraq War

    The Definition of This

    Last year a damning report by the Children’s Commissioners for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland warned that rising levels of child poverty require “urgent […]

    Annie Mackay 25th Jan'16 6
  • Commentary

    Important Stories

    I didn’t want you cosy and neat and limited I didn’t want you to be understood Understandable I wanted you to stay mad and limitless […]

    Gillian Cummings 28th Nov'15 7
  • Media
    Ewan Crawford 8th Sep'15 11
  • Commentary

    The History Trap

    By Peter Arnott “They’re going with their heart. It’s about who they want to be a voice for Scotland.” How Scotland Lost its Mind. How […]

    Peter Arnott 6th May'15 21
  • Commentary

    The Folly of Austerity

    By John S Warren In his Budget speech the Chancellor described Britain as “the comeback country”; a quite remarkable assertion of triumphalism following a much longer, […]

    24th Mar'15 27
  • Commentary

    Made in Britain

    By Mike Small Made in Britain was the 1983 British television play which propelled Tim Roth to stardom for his amazing portrayal of the skinhead […]

    2nd Mar'15 36
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