Jonn Elledge edits the New Statesman's sister site CityMetric, and writes for the NS about subjects including politics, history and Brexit. You can find him on Twitter or Facebook.
Nostalgia for the empire means Brexiteers still see Australians and New Zealanders as "Brits abroad".
Maybe the Braggart of Brussels doesn't . . . share our values.
This is fine.
Of the Brexit ministers, one will steer us towards disaster, one will try to sell the ship, and a third who you can never quite be sure wasn’t on the iceberg’s side in the first place.
Perhaps the rich really do want to give something back to London. If they do, I'm sure it'll be lovely. But if they don't, I'm bloody glad I don't have to pay for it.
I just loathe these people. I want to see them humiliated.
Did the benign rule of some 12th century English kings make western France vote Macron over Le Pen?
If you’ve just joined us, the prime minister over-riding the Fixed Terms Parliament Act to improve her own political prospects is accusing other people of treating politics as a game.
Who gives a crap who wins this thing? In cosmic terms we’ll all be dead in a blink of an eye anyway.