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What Theresa May's 'Mansplaining' Joke Means for the Tory Culture War

The Tories are trying to create viral moments.
Simon Childs
3.7.18
Oh Snap

The British Dream: Why Do Politicians Never Answer the Question?

We dissect the Tory manifesto and speak to an academic who measures question dodging.
Simon Childs
Yohann Koshy
Sirin Kale
Angus Harrison
5.19.17
Oh Snap

What the Last PMQs Before the Election Told Us About the Campaign to Come

The Tories will talk about "stability" until they're blue in the face. Maybe Corbyn could learn from them.
Yohann Koshy
4.26.17
News

David Cameron Is Turning PMQs Into a Student Union Debate

David Cameron: cool with "no platforming" when it suits him.
Simon Childs
4.20.16
News

We Asked People On the Street What It Should Take for Politicians to Resign

'If politicians resigned because they didn't come through on their policies, we wouldn't have any politicians left.'
Amelia Dimoldenberg
3.23.16
News

We Asked People If Osborne's Saving Scheme Is Actually Worthwhile

Mostly the answers seem to be, "I can't afford to save" and "What would I be saving for?"
Amelia Dimoldenberg
3.16.16
News

Is the EU Debate Just Loads of Men Shouting at Each Other?

It certainly seems that way, but to double check we asked some women in the street.
Amelia Dimoldenberg
3.9.16
News

We Asked People in the Street If They Care About PMQs

"It's lads' banter between ex-schoolmates who are trying to take the piss out of each other."
Amelia Dimoldenberg
3.2.16
News

Jeremy Corbyn’s First Ever PMQs Was a Grim, Strange Spectacle

It was like a weird radio-phone in show where David Cameron got to dole out distortions and half-truths.
Sam Kriss
9.16.15