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Tag: Derek Bateman

Podcast: 1,2,3,4… we got the Brexit anniversary blues

Woke up this morning... a year on from the day Nigel declared to be "Britain's independence day!" (Cue cheers of lard faced gents in...

Podcast: Making sense of the electoral fall-out

A week on from the election that everyone won (and lost) and its implications are becoming clear. The UK is virtually leadership, the Tories...

Podcast: First reactions to Theresa May’s self inflicted poll

Well well well.... welcome to 1974 or thereabouts. A dithering Tory PM. Undue influence awarded to a belligerent set of Ulster Unionists. Europe. Where...

Friday morning blues and the shameless revision of politicians

Commentary by Derek Bateman It’s over but who won? Not Theresa and the Tories – they had the setback of all time. Not Labour, they...

Forward to a Britain led by a scarecrow that’s afraid of...

Commentary by Derek Bateman If people didn’t understand the EU referendum, is there a chance they compound the problem by misunderstanding this election? We never got...

Election may turn on the extraordinary weaknesses of ‘strong and stable’...

Commentary by Derek Bateman It’s a week since the slaughter of the innocents at the Manchester Arena and the single image I can’t get out...

Podcast: Economics, democracy and the chattering classes

This week's podcast is a wide ranging discussion that starts with the theory of economic democracy and takes the listener into more blunt analysis...

Politicians, the media and a nurse’s attack on pay during TV...

Commentary by Derek Bateman She was called Diana Gould and came from Cirencester in Gloucestershire, a middle aged, middle class lady from the shires. She...

Podcast: Onward march of simplistic election politics

Halfway through the general election campaign, the various party manifestos slipping into the public consciousness, and the opinion polls remain largely unchanged. Is the...

The weird pro-Union election consensus gathering against the SNP

Commentary by Derek Bateman Something strange has happened in Scotland. A transformation of sorts has overturned completely the accepted basis of our politics. Broadly, it went...