Britain

You have to stand up to a bully – but will we?

Do Brits – or indeed the West – have an appetite for a war with Putin? We can’t even have a mature debate about Fracking, and we love cuts in defence spending. Frank McKenna’s latest blog reflects on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

So, this is global Britain!

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Jim examines what the government’s vision for “Global Britain” means in the light of humiliation in Afghanistan whilst at home the shortage of EU lorry drivers is affecting supermarket supplies and car production. He also comments on an important trade union election.

Time for another sea change 40 years on?

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40 years ago Britain underwent an economic and social revolution when Margaret Thatcher was elected to champion free market capitalism. Now that concept is under challenge and Jim asks is it time for Labour’s counter revolution?