“But here’s the thing; however much some believe that tribal politics is dead, it’s not, and Labour are my tribe…” Christy Mc Morrow laments the national state of Labour.
University of Sheffield’s Professor Tony Payne spent more than twenty years studying the Commonwealth, with particular focus on the Commonwealth Caribbean. Chris Olewicz caught up with him recently to discuss the Commonwealth and his hopes for the future.
In this article Sam Toombs analyses the importance of War Plan Red on the British Empire and whether the Commonwealth made the British Empire successful.
In this article, Marc Geddes unravels the European decision-making structures by briefly looking at the relationship of the European Council, the Council of Ministers and the Commission. Who controls Europe?
In this appraisal, Joe Austin argues that Barack Obama should be seen as a moderniser and reformer – a man who has improved the lives of millions. The lacklustre enthusiasm to the current President of the USA is not due to poor leadership, but unfavourable context.
Andrew Tromans challenges the view that Chamberlain’s appeasement was an utter failure.
Article by Nandi Mkushi.
In this article, Ben Craig argues that it was Clement Attlee, Prime Minister 1945-51, who re-shaped Great Britain more than any other.
At Lib Dem conference the focus is on demonstrating what has been achieved in coalition, as the party is often stifled by being the smaller partner. This is generally done very effectively, and the party has a number of achievements it should be proud of.