Three months into his tenure, Trump struck Syria – Biden took less than two to carry out a similarly ‘statesmanlike’ move. Continue reading Redaction Weekly: By striking Syria, Biden ‘just became President’
Starmer came into the leadership with a far easier job than Corbyn did. No Brexit to deal with, no political baggage from his past and a fair few open goals that the Tory handling of the pandemic opened up. Continue reading Redaction Weekly: Starmer’s tepid speech reflects the hollowing out of the Labour Party
Rule Britannia! The Kent coronavirus stain makes waves across the world and the country is winning the vaccine race at home. Continue reading Redaction Weekly: Britannia(’s virus) rules the waves
Just when one thinks Starmer’s Labour can’t sink any lower, one remembers that he is New Labour, after all. Continue reading Redaction Weekly: Flag Waving won’t win back the ‘Red Wall’
There’s not too much to like about Joe Biden’s foreign policy – but pausing arms sales to Saudi Arabia is an encouraging sign. Continue reading Redaction Weekly: Biden might be alright, after all
Donald Trump is finally gone. You’ve known that since November 5, but up till the moment Joe Biden was inaugurated, there were lingering doubts over his possible antics. Continue reading Redaction Weekly: Let’s all go to brunch
The world was stunned on January 6, 2021, when a crowd of Trump supporters forced their way into and stormed the capitol building. Continue reading Redaction Weekly: Land of the Free? Home of the Rage
The European Union – that bastion of neoliberalism – have pledged support for Mr Guaido ever since he challenged Nicolas Maduro’s rule.
But on Wednesday, a day after Maduro’s new parliament convened, the bloc announced they could no longer recognise the former opposition leader as Venezuela’s legitimate head of state. Continue reading Redaction Weekly: The fall of Guaido
Bernie Sanders losing out to Joe Biden and Keir Starmer erasing Jeremy Corbyn’s legacy are the lost battles at the top – but the wider discourse has not been changed enough either. Continue reading Redaction Weekly: 2021 – A New Hope for the Left?
As promised in our Christmas newsletter, here are our five most viewed stories of 2020 – starting from the top down. Continue reading Happy New Year: Redaction Politics’ top stories of 2020