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Jonn Elledge is a freelance journalist, formerly assistant editor of the New Statesman and editor of its sister site, CityMetric. You can find him on Twitter or Facebook.
This country is never kind to its prime ministers, but the manner of Johnson's ascent to power means he will have an especially hollow legacy.
Until the wretched referendum, most people in this country didn’t care much about Britain’s relationship with Europe.
Ministers’ actions seem almost perfectly designed to trash Britain’s reputation on the world stage.
Cummings’ latest big idea of digital ID cards is nothing more than a promise to waste untold sums of public money.
There have been so many U-turns that it might be quicker to explore when ministers don’t change their minds.
There are groups in our society who get to choose when it’s time for the press and the public to move on from political rows.
If this country feels overcrowded the blame lies with failed housing policy, not with migrants or children yet to be born.
Redesigning Britain’s road network to make it safe will take more than a shiny voucher scheme.
The government just might apply the political logic of the triple lock pension to the UK’s underfunded social care system.
Without a change of policy, the UK is heading for a dramatic spike in homelessness.