Conservative Party

last week in art

Banksy Is Offering Free Art to Anyone Who Votes Against Britain’s Conservatives [UPDATED]

Bristol-area residents just have to take a picture of their ballot to receive a limited edition "souvenir" in the mail—gratis.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.5.17
climate politics

Canada’s New Conservative Leader Is Pro-Pipeline and Anti-Carbon Tax

We looked into Andrew Scheer’s take on environmental issues. Here’s what we found.
Lisa Cumming
5.29.17
Snacks

Eating Every Sausage Roll and Cornish Pasty I Could Find in a Suburban Gas Station

Ginsters readymade sausage rolls and Cornish pasties are a British petrol station staple. I set myself the challenge of eating the entire range of pastry-flaked meat tubes—in a Shell garage forecourt, obviously.
Nell Frizzell
8.22.16
Europe: The Final Countdown

How to Hold Politicians Accountable Without Being a Total Dick

Everyone's angry, and thanks to the internet, it's never been easier to express that anger.
Abi Wilkinson
7.19.16
News

How Scotland Could Ruin Theresa May's Career as British Prime Minster

Keeping Scotland part of the UK will be one of the prime minister's biggest challenges.
Liam Turbett
7.18.16
News

Spanish People Celebrate an Election Result That Changed Absolutely Nothing

The second Spanish general election in a year also resulted in a stalemate.
Davit Ruiz, Words by Gonzalo Herrera
6.27.16
News

Blackmail, Threats, and Fear: Young Tories Discuss the UK Conservative Party Bullying Scandal

After a young Conservative Party member killed himself in September, the spotlight has been thrown on a poisonous culture in the party's youth wing.
Sirin Kale
12.17.15
Stuff

A Conversation with the Architect of the UK's First Nationwide AIDS Campaign

In 1987, the former Conservative health secretary in the UK commissioned the controversial "Don't Die of Ignorance" advertisements. Treatment has changed for the better since then, but the man who designed the campaign says there's still a lot of work...
William Fairman and Max Gogarty
12.1.15
News

Inside the First Standoff Between the Canadian Media and the Trudeau Government

Canada's new government is limiting reporters' access in much the same way its predecessor did.
Justin Ling
11.25.15
News

This Guy Created a Petition to Rename Calgary’s Airport After Stephen Harper

The Conservatives lost the election, but Ezra Levant thinks the recently unseated Canadian prime minister deserves an airport named after him.
Jake Kivanc
10.27.15
News

The Most Loathsome Winners and Losers of the Canadian Election

Some of them won. Some of them lost. But they're all losers to us.
Jake Kivanc
10.20.15
News

How Canadians Learned to Stop Worrying and Vote for Justin Trudeau

After a long, strange, and scandal-filled campaign season, Canadians gave the Liberal Party a massive, unexpected victory.
Drew Brown
10.20.15
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