Simon Childs

politics

The Worst Bullshit in Theresa May's Goodbye Speech, Dissected

Her speech unsurprisingly glossed over her incompetence, her outright failures and her more heartless policies.
Simon Childs
4 hours ago
politics

The Bruges Group: The Right-Wing Think-Tank Where Tories Get Their Conspiracy Theories

There was outrage after a Tory MP said we are in a battle against "Cultural Marxism", but that isn't the only conspiracy theory to have had an airing at the Bruges Group.
Simon Childs
3.29.19
Christchurch

London Remembered Christchurch with Tears and Anger

A vigil was held last night.
Simon Childs
3.19.19
Save Yourselves

A London Council Declared 'Climate Emergency' as It Destroyed a Wildlife Garden

Old Tidemill Wildlife Garden in Lewisham was a green oasis.
Simon Childs
3.18.19
politics

The Independent Group's 'New' Politics Are the Same Old Shit

Who needs policies when you have a vibe?
Simon Childs
2.22.19
Brexit

What We Heard at Jacob Rees-Mogg's Latest Meeting of Hard-Brexit Cranks

The constitution is in crisis and there's only one way out: something convoluted involving the Queen and some Maoists.
Simon Childs
1.25.19
Far right

Far-Right Provocateurs Don't Deserve the Redemption They're Being Offered

Last week, Tommy Robinson's former cameraman, Caolan Robertson, was given a remarkably soft interview as he tried to reinvent himself ahead of the release of his new documentary.
Simon Childs
1.22.19
Brexit

By Backing May, Tories Are Proving They're Not the Adults in the Room

They're more than happy to continue a constitutional impasse rather than risk mild social democracy.
Simon Childs
1.16.19
Brexit

May Will Lose the Brexit Vote Tonight; Here's What Happens Next

A menu of the various flavours of constitutional crisis to chose from.
Simon Childs
1.15.19
Brexit

Theresa May's Last, Desperate Gasp to Get Her Brexit Deal Through

She's on the verge of a historic defeat, but the Prime Minister gave it all she's got in a remarkably flat speech in Stoke.
Simon Childs
1.14.19
politics

The Week We Met a Wannabe Tommy Robinson in Waiting

James Goddard – the man in the midst of the Anna Soubry shout-gate – is emblematic of all the worst things about the UK's political discourse.
Simon Childs
1.11.19
Far right

Tommy Robinson Is Trying to Go Legit

The ex-EDL leader is trying to marry street politics with an electoral project.
Simon Childs
12.10.18
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