May 31, 2014

Britain Lurches

Mary Beard, New York Review of Books

The Associated Press

How big a lurch did the UK take to the right.

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May 22, 2014
Britain Should Thank UKIP
Peter Oborne, The Spectator
Ukip has changed the shape of politics – for the better more ››
May 29, 2014
Something Is Rotten in Europe
Alan Posener, Die Welt
Yes, something is rotten in Europe. And the reaction from politicians in the big European party blocks makes it clear where the problem lies. In view of the strength of the anti-EU populists, say parties on both sides of the... more ››
May 30, 2014
This Racist, Dumb Party Isn't the One I Founded
Alan Sked, Conversation
Since my party was taken over by Nigel Farage, politics has become obsessed with immigration -- but also race and Islam -- as the almost exclusive context in which to debate the EU. more ››
Thursday’s European elections could prove to be nail-bitingly close. They feel partly like a referendum on Ukip, an assessment of its every triumph and gaffe. Today, Nigel Farage publishes, through an advert in this newspaper,... more ››
May 20, 2014
Britain Better Off Out of EU? It's a Fantasy
Peter Jones, The Scotsman
In the mainstream and social media, the effect of the EU on immigration into Britain is probably the most hotly discussed topic. But whether EU membership is good for the economy, jobs and general wellbeing, which is where the... more ››