Richard Seymour

Coronavirus

The Government Is Easing Lockdown Because It Wants You to Go Back to Work

Why is the Conservatives' idea of freedom always the freedom to get back to the grindstone?
Richard Seymour
6.24.20
Coronavirus

Why the Government Keeps Screwing Up On Coronavirus So Badly

Believe it or not, they're not trying to get us killed. But here's why they keep failing.
Richard Seymour
5.19.20
Coronavirus

How the Government Screwed Up On Coronavirus So Badly

Their desire to get "back to normal" is a public health disaster.
Richard Seymour
4.28.20
General Election 2019

The Tories Have Spent the Last Six Weeks Gaslighting the UK

The late stages of the election campaign have exposed the relationship between the media and Conservative Party.
Richard Seymour
12.11.19
Politics

Boris Johnson Is Destined to Lose

BoJo's optimism about Brexit, elections and the reunification of the Tory party is entirely misplaced.
Richard Seymour
7.24.19
Brexit

A 'People's Vote' On Brexit Is a Terrible Idea

The big-business backed, astroturf campaign to stay in the EU will lose, and it deserves to.
Richard Seymour
10.19.18
Oh Snap

The Snap Election Won't Bury Corbyn Like You Think

If we assume Labour takes a pasting, why would that mean the end of JC?
Richard Seymour
4.19.17
News

The Labour Purge Won't Beat Corbyn, So What's the Point?

Why Saving Labour is leaving a trail of destruction.
Richard Seymour
9.2.16
Is University Still Worth It?

How Treating Students As Customers Turns the Idea of Meritocracy into a Joke

Recent education reforms start to make sense if you read them as an attempt to make inequality worse.
Richard Seymour
8.19.16
News

How Labour's Attempted Leadership Coup Turned the Party Corbynista

Attempts to oust Corbyn have made his position more assured than ever, and made the party come alive.
Richard Seymour
8.9.16
BRITAIN = ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Labour’s No Confidence Vote is a Perfect Example of How Not to Do A Coup

It's confidence trick gone wrong and Jeremy Corbyn has called the rebel's bluff.
Richard Seymour
6.29.16
News

Why Jeremy Corbyn Can't Be Measured Like Other Leaders

The Labour leader, in his own words, is "not a personality". And this, strangely, is his greatest charm.
Richard Seymour
6.1.16