With 130,000 deaths in the UK alone from Covid, the response to the pandemic has undeniably been disastrous. Continue reading Western establishments have never responded successfully to a crisis, and they aren’t prepared for the ones to come
The UK has always prided itself on its special relationship with the United States. The two countries are bound by not only the same language, but fundamental common interests on the issues of economics and defence. Continue reading Could a new political consensus be dawning under a Joe Biden and Boris Johnson partnership?
With its biggest coalition partner pulling out, Boris Johnson and Britain have no choice, but to follow. Britain cannot be the police force of the world alone. Continue reading Boris Johnson made the right decision to pull out of Afghanistan – Britain is not the police force of the world
In this long form piece, Matthew Norman takes a deep dive into religion as a driving force in the Israeli-Palestine conflict. Continue reading Israel-Palestine: A conflict of Illusions
A wafer-thin by-election win won’t solve the Labour Party’s problems. Continue reading No, Labour isn’t back after Batley and Spen
The main problem that grips the center right throughout Europe seems to be that of not being able to represent a valid moderate alternative to the exponential growth of populist parties. Continue reading Why centre-right politics in Europe rests on the idea of a confederate EU
In Italy the Draghi government, chosen by the president of the republic, after the crisis of the Conte’s government, is causing a small earthquake in the political scene of the country, never as jagged and quarrelsome as now. Continue reading What’s happening to the Italian centre-right?
The Indian variant was not only devastating in terms of the spread of the virus itself – but for Asian people, a familiar challenge awaits. Continue reading How the Covid-19 crisis in India shaped the Asian Lives Matter movement
The poor economic performance during Covid-19, the intense security competition between the big three powers of BRICS, and the lack of political, cultural and ideological cohesiveness in the block, means BRICS is likely to fracture before it poses a threat to global policy making. Continue reading Why BRICS will fracture
The UK risks failing to uphold its international legal commitments to asylum seekers with its post-Brexit immigration regime. Pursuing an ‘Australian-style’ system will only make this worse. Continue reading Australian-style immigration system will only make post-Brexit regime worse for asylum seekers