This week’s Guardian column charts the evolution of British politics from cabinet government to potentate’s court – and considers how it might end. (Spoiler: badly.)
Also, while I spoke to the Guardian’s Today In Focus podcast. That one is here.
This week’s Guardian column is all about the way Boris Johnson’s party is monopolising debate at Westminster and hogging the bandwidth of English* politics.
*Scotland, as ever, tells a different story.
The latest episode of Politics On the Couch, in which I discuss the brain’s innate tendency to overestimate the likelihood of good things, with honoured guest Tali Sharot, professor at the department for experimental psychology, University College London.
Here is the latest episode of Politics on the Couch, visiting the front line where science and truth are defended against the massed battalions of weaponised lies and hatred.
Not a tribute to Edgar Allan Poe. An essay about a personal brush with cardiac calamity and the connection with a toxic atmosphere in British politics at the time.
This week’s column is about the reasons why no-one is listening to Keir Starmer. The pandemic is a big one, but far from the online one.
A column about the Secretary of State for Education, why he shouldn’t still have his job and why Boris Johnson has kept him anyway.