British politics

British politics

23 June 2006

From Sarah’s Law to Sven’s Law: politicians desperate to connect

Read spiked editor Mick Hume's Notebook in The Times (London).

Do we need a nicer nationalism?

David Goodhart is trying to make a silk purse out of a sow's ear with his call for 'progressive nationalism' in Britain.

23 May 2006

Welcome to the new-look spiked

New design. New features. Same attitude.

9 May 2006

The decline of New Labour and the rise of no-party politics

On cowardly coups and the arbitrariness of the British political scene.

4 May 2006

When control freaks lose it and spindoctors twist in the wind

It is striking the extent to which New Labour’s woes now seem to be media-driven.

Happiness and its discontents

spiked-TV: The BBC's The Happiness Formula fails to interrogate whether happiness is an appropriate social goal.

27 April 2006

Barking: the land that Labour lost

White east Londoners' votes for the BNP seem to be more about resignation than racism.

27 April 2006

Who’s afraid of the working class?

Once, the political elite was gripped by fear and loathing of workers. Now it just loathes them.

24 April 2006

I will never vote for a leader who makes an ethical spectacle of himself

Read spiked editor Mick Hume's Notebook in The Times (London).

18 April 2006

Who’s afraid of the British National Party?

Only a clapped-out political class could see Nick Griffin and his band of nobodies as a threat.