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    Why British politics hates the young

    Time and time again, the interests of a youthful many have been neglected in favour of an elderly few. What the young need more than anything else is a growing economy; but for the old economic growth is difficult and disturbing

    Westminster on the Potomac: The Americani(z)ation of British Politics

    "The growing interest in the US’s idiosyncratic take on football is not the only way in which the world’s largest economy has come to influence British culture."

    This House has No Confidence in His Majesty’s Government

    The Oxford Union began the year debating whether it had confidence in his majesty’s government, the Truss administration. Difficult question. At 7:50pm, I checked...

    UK Democracy is broken. Here’s how we can fix it.

    As a new prime minister enters office after only earning 57% of the Conservative member vote and receiving the lowest vote share of any...

    The Undercurrent: the ‘Leaders of Tomorrow’ look suspiciously like the ‘Arseholes of Today’

    In light of this week's political debacle, perhaps it's time to stop pretending that Oxford’s obsession with producing ‘the leaders of tomorrow’ is in any way healthy.

    What If Cummings Was Right?

    "What if Cummings was right? What if Westminster really is an anachronism- enough to warrant such nutty behaviour and the entrance of such a nutty man? What if it is as hostile to diverse thinkers as he makes it out?"

    Opinion – Rebecca Long-Bailey gone: Labour’s long path to eliminating antisemitism has only just begun

    Firing Long-Bailey immediately should neither be criticised nor excessively praised – it was simply a minimal requirement for Starmer... This was the only clean start possible for Labour.

    For Keir Starmer, Silence Truly is Golden

    Like it or loathe it, Prime Minister’s Questions is about as close to ‘entertainment’ as you’re likely to get in British politics. Every Wednesday...

    Review: Fall Out

    Tim Shipman reveals the chaos and bitterness of post-referendum politics

    Attacking Kezia Dugdale for going on I’m A Celeb is simple snobbery

    We should applaud politicians like Dugdale for showing they are human, writes Honor Brocklebank-Fowler

    Labour must expel Ken Livingstone to be serious on anti-semitism

    Jordan Bernstein argues that Ken Livingstone's comments betray a fundamental misunderstanding of the nature of Zionism

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