Neon Fascism and the Cult of Heroic Failure

Neon Fascism and the Cult of Heroic Failure

After Brexit, and the weird fissures of Empire Loyalism it has laid open, not only is the sense of a unified coherent ‘Britain’ now just laughable, but the idea of a unified coherent British ‘people’ is implausible. So the constant evocation of “the people” as a force is an immeasurably...

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Nothing has changed: 5 takeaways from Theresa May’s Brexit statement

Nothing has changed: 5 takeaways from Theresa May’s Brexit statement

She delayed the Brexit vote at the last minute to improve her deal. She achieved nothing. This government is running out of time, out of control, and Scotland deserves better.
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The Great British Pseudocracy

The Great British Pseudocracy

Theresa May is currently engaged in a competition with Donald Trump to see which of the two of them can get away with the most lies. If she is in a competition with Trump, she’s narrowly in the lead. It’s the only plausible explanation for the Prime Minister’s curious lack...

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Out of the quagmire

Out of the quagmire

UK politics is stuck fast in the mud, going nowhere, and the casualties are mounting. Whether on Brexit, independence or anything else, we’ve all become so dug-in to our positions that some people – naming no names – have forgotten where the battle lines are or what their political war...

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European Parliament finally opens Petition calling on a vote of EU Parliament to support Scotlands independent membership of the EU to online signatures

European Parliament finally opens Petition calling on a vote of EU Parliament to support Scotlands independent membership of the EU to online signatures

This is not just another petition! It’s probably one of the single most important petitions in recent history and it is open for signing by any person living in the European Union! In 2018, Forward as One’s convener drafted and submitted a petition to the European Parliament calling on the...

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The Prime Minister is a lying idiot

The Prime Minister is a lying idiot

The extremely sharp and perceptive New Statesman writer Stephen Bush buries some of his political insight in a daily email newsletter (because, we assume, his fax machine doesn’t work, you can’t send telegrams any more and London flats don’t have enough room to keep a lot of messenger pigeons or...

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