1990s · 2017 · Conservative Party · Media · The Sun · Tony Blair · Welfare State · Working Class Culture

Sex, Lies and Hypocrisy: The Last Time Sleaze Brought Down The Tories

At the beginning of the 1990s, single mothers became the 'enemy of the people' in the eyes of hard-right Conservative MPs. But when the party looked to moralise on the issue, they discovered that single mothers were not an alien from an unruly underclass -  but within everyone's families, especially the ones of high-ranking Tory Cabinet Ministers.… Continue reading Sex, Lies and Hypocrisy: The Last Time Sleaze Brought Down The Tories

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2017 · Book Review · Economics

Stay Woke: The Books you should read in 2018

Books have provided us with some much needed escapism this year, from the perils of fake news to the tribal nature of social media debate in Britain. It has never felt more important to seek deeper analysis of our politics and 2018 shows no signs of slowing down. This selection of books should have you covered… Continue reading Stay Woke: The Books you should read in 2018