Why did a Tory MP, a Brexiter, write a piece in the Guardian? And why now? Gareth Kearns investigates.Read more
Boris Johnson's comments to Keir Starmer about Jimmy Saville were a destructive moment for the Prime Minister and the Tory...Read more
Do we understand our own obligations, responsibilities and duties in maintaining and fostering democracy?Read more
We are often told what the people do, think or say. Gareth Kearns examines just who are "The People" and...Read more
We are doing democracy, we are doing being British. We’re doing it in much the same mode the hero generation...Read more
Welcome to Brexitannia, where the rules don’t apply to you, but they do, you’re not responsible for anything, but you...Read more
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