WHAT THE MID-TERMS MEAN FOR THE CLIMATE

The mid-term elections in the US are widely seen as having been something of a referendum on Trump. If so, despite his protestations to the contrary, he lost. There was much media commentary on election day and immediately after about the non-appearance of the forecast Democratic wave. As is becoming […]

ET TU BRUTE

      Assassination is rare in Britain. But do not doubt that the political knife slipped into Boris Johnson’s back was anything other than a carefully crafted assassination. It began, supposedly, with a leak. Mr Gove’s wife, Daily Mail journalist, Sarah Vine, e-mailed her husband. The e-mail urged him […]

It’s a cruel deceit to blame all our problems on immigration

By Owen Jones   Brexiters cynically attribute social ills to incomers. Those who believe them may soon face a harsh truth     Our country is simmering with anger and frustration. There is no shortage of social grievances that, long unaddressed by politicians, are a source of considerable bitterness. But […]

Our own bad habits have brought Britain to the brink of Brexit – The Guardian

By Martin Kettle This article first appeared in The Guardian   Whether voters decide to leave or remain, we must address failures in our media, culture and politics     Trust the people, that’s what I always say to myself. By and large, over the long term, they will do the […]

You need to apply to postal vote by THIS FRIDAY! #POSTIT

You need to apply to postal vote by THIS FRIDAY!     Did you know the recommended deadline to mail your postal vote application is this Friday 3rd June? Nor does anyone else. Do it now at j.mp/PostItEU Although the postal voting deadline is technically 5pm on June 8th, we’re deeply […]

We Are Europe – You need to apply to postal vote by THIS FRIDAY! #POSTIT

  You need to apply to postal vote by THIS FRIDAY! Tweet this Share on Facebook  Did you know the recommended deadline to mail your postal vote application is this Friday 3rd June? Nor does anyone else. Do it now at j.mp/PostItEU Although the postal voting deadline is technically 5pm on […]

Donald Trump and Boris Johnson kiss in Bristol mural – BBC News

  This piece was originally published on the BBC News website   This is a campaign, We Are Europe, which I helped to start to mobilise millennials to vote in the EU referendum. Please check it out at www.weareeurope.org.uk     Donald Trump and Boris Johnson have been pictured in a […]

In Starbucks and on Tinder, campaigners seek out the young vote – The Guardian

  By Jessica Elgot This piece was first published in The Guardian Thursday 19 May 2016    Only 51% of young people say they are sure to vote in the EU referendum, as activists blame poor timing and uninspiring rhetoric     Half a million young voters are to be targeted […]

Youth vote targeted for registration before EU referendum – The Guardian

  By Toby Helm, Harriet Agerholm and Rebecca Ratcliffe This piece was first published in The Guardian on Saturday 14 May 2016    On campuses and in cafes across the UK, groups are organising to ensure that young Britons turn out on 23 June                 […]