UK general election endorsement
On Thursday, Britain will go to the polls to choose a new Parliament and – perhaps – Prime Minister and government. After the disastrous vote to exit the European Union last year – which, in my view, infused life into the populist campaign of Donald Trump in America and to nationalist populism across the West –, Britons find themselves having to choose among two prime ministerial candidates and parties who...
Our endorsement for the UK general election
After five years of a coalition government that many thought was not going to last much in office, Britain is going to the polls on Thursday to decide whether Prime Minister David Cameron will get a chance to continue in power –either alone or in a continued coalition– or not. It seems all but certain that the country will have its second hung parliament in a row, an astonishing sea change in British politics, which used to be dominated by a Co...
Our choice in Eastleigh
don’t tend to make endorsements on by-elections and other minor elections, we
have decided to express our view regarding tomorrow’s Eastleigh by-election in
the United Kingdom. Unlike other by-elections, this one could have a bigger
impact on British politics, the future of the Liberal-Conservative Coalition
and the future of both, the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrats.
It is no surprise by now that we like the current Coalition Governmen...
Our endorsements for Thursday’s London mayor and local elections in Britain
On Thursday, Londoners will go to the polls to choose a new mayor (or to re-elect the current occupant of City Hall). Judging by his record during the last four years –and taking into account that, in reality, this is a two-way contest–, we believe the Conservative Boris Johnson deserves another term as Mayor of London. Despite his sometimes mercurial personality, Mr Johnson has proved to be a good mayor. We...?