Labour’s decision to abstain on the Overseas Operation Bill on Wednesday was strange enough. Continue reading Bizarre abstention – Is Starmer regressing to New Labour foreign policy ethics already?
The UK has been treated to a return to the pre-pandemic normality of yesteryear – Brexit is back. Continue reading Boris Johnson’s plan for Brexit plays to rest of the world like a chaotic rendition of Rule Britannia
Redaction Politics is steadily growing – and we extend our warmest thanks to everyone who has supported us so far. Continue reading Introducing the Redaction Politics YouTube channel
Months before his shock win in the 2016, political analysts everywhere dubbed Donald Trump as an anti-interventionist. Continue reading Donald Trump’s fresh ‘America First’ foreign policy pledges entrench US imperialism
Joe Biden has finally landed on his choice for a vice-presidential running mate to aid in the final reckoning against Donald Trump. Continue reading Kamala Harris: Why Biden’s ‘top cop’ pick for vice-president is a tough sell
The ‘Irish slave’ meme has resurfaced as an attempt by the far-right to derail discussions over slavery and its legacy today Continue reading Cromwell and the ‘Irish Slave’ meme are derailing attempts to combat racism online
If you go the Acropolis Museum in Athens, you can’t help but be struck with a sense of melancholy. Continue reading Britain is beginning to face up to its past. So let’s take the opportunity to return the Elgin Marbles.
Oliver Cromwell’s statue stands proudly in front of the House Of Commons. As Britain grapples with a sordid colonial past, Cromwell’s brutal legacy in Ireland should be rexamined. Continue reading Oliver Cromwell’s legacy should not be spared in Britain’s cultural reckoning
Tony Blair left office on this day thirteen years ago today, an auspicious milestone for some, but for the former leader’s legacy luck may be changing Continue reading Tony left office 13 years ago. But is Blairism creeping back into the fold?
Confronting the darkness of Britain’s imperial past is something long overdue. Britain’s – like any – empire was built on a mountain of corpses. The waves that Britannia ruled were those of a sea of blood. Continue reading Winston Churchill was a racist. This should not be controversial.