John Boland is a former History and Politics lecturer. Currently working on a critique of the decision-making processes surrounding the Iraq War of 2003.
Published in: HomeTrumping Brexit: the growing failure of the neoliberal consensus
The past is broken, the present is muddled and the future remains uncertain. The political elite don't seem to...
Published in: openDemocracyUKLabour can't build electoral success on a vanishing centre ground
Being 'electable' is often equated to being appealing to those in the political centre. But voting statistics show...
Published in: openDemocracyUKThe role of the media in the polarisation of British politics
The media feeds off rapidly-changing, dramatic narratives. This tendency has stoked the polarisation of party politics.