The big EU democracy lie.

Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it. Adolf Hitler Facts have been thin on the ground in the UK post the referendum result. Some newspapers, like the Express, read like they are straight out of a banana republic (though thankfully they’ve been forced to withdraw some …

Into the abyss

Someone needs to press the reset button on Brexsh1t and fast. Today‚Äôs bad news brought you multiple downgrades from credit rating agencies, making it more expensive to borrow money. The pound and shares in key companies (airlines, house builders and banks) declined precipitously. The FTSE 250 (which better reflects the UK economy than the FTSE …

Respect

Last Friday, I headed over to Parliament Square to pay my respects to Jo Cox MP, the member of parliament murdered by a right-wing fanatic, seemingly angered by her support for Britain to remain in the EU. For the last few years the poisonous media narrative has been about corrupt MPs only out for themselves, …

Margaret Thatcher Dies

I should start by saying that this isn’t really about Margaret Thatcher’s death. I think that’s sad for her family and friends and my thoughts go out to them. Equally, while she was a divisive character who did many things that had to be done, she also did many things that didn’t have to be …