“Just as une hirondelle ne fait pas le printemps (one swallow does not make a summer), une primaire ne refait pas un parti politique (one primary does not remake a party). But looking back at yesterday’s first ever US-style primary to decide the French Socialist Party’s candidate to oppose incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy in next year’s presidential election in France, the French left can legitimately feel a little better about its chances than any time in the recent past.”
Latest blog posts by e-mail
This is an interesting battle in UK politics just now
If you devolve power, sometimes the people with that power and voice disagree with the centre
Johnson to do to Burnham what Thatcher did to Livingstone?
Andy Burnham: “The problem now is, to a large degree, the Chancellor”. Must-read interview by @PronouncedAlva on Burnham's struggle with the government. https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/devolution/2020/10/andy-burnham-problem-now-large-degree-chancellor
The U.K. needs to understand that it can’t have access to a market of 450 million without level playing field provisions. EU not asking to be cherrypicked by its neighbour. Capisci https://twitter.com/jacob_rees_mogg/status/1317142179912056832
The EU needs to understand that the UK is not asking to be a vassal state.
Recent Posts – Brexit
Recent Posts – EU Politics
Recent Posts – Transport
Recent Posts – German Politics
Recent Posts – UK Politics