By Steve Parkhurst, Senior Editor, USDR.
Looking at the news and opinion out of London each day.
We should never take our seemingly stable societies for granted. Democracies have made terrible mistakes before now
The Brexit campaign has no one of greater standing than Owen Paterson and Nigel Lawson on its books, and no newspaper backing apart from the Daily Express
Until governments undertake to keep fossil fuels in the ground, they will continue to undermine agreement they have just made
Here’s a case for and a case against.
The founders of the European Union wanted it to give Christendom modern democratic form, but this is now nearly invisible
Conservatives believe that the state should be the servant not the master of the people.
The weakness of the Government’s EU renegotiation demands is a boon to the Leave campaign.
Time is running out for the Prime Minister to make the eurocrats see sense before their bone-headed blindness decides his referendum for him
While India is keen to do her fair share to reduce climate change, she must first meet her people’s basic needs
What are MPs for when the 250,000 who voted for the left-winger as their leader now dictate Labour party policy?
When it comes to bans and bars from Britain, circumstances count. But there should always be a presumption in favour of freedom.
The mysterious defence minister is now favourite to succeed Vladimir Putin as president
While some in Labour fear entryism and the spectre of Militant, within Momentum itself there are tensions and contradictions that may yet explode
It is unwise to celebrate the designation of the Lords’ proposal to lower the voting age as protected by financial privilege.
A night of the long knives would damage Corbyn far more than the knifed
After Corbynite group Momentum allowed leaflets from other parties campaigning for the deselection of Labour MPs to be distributed at one of its events last week, those opposed to the new organisation are starting to hit back. Labour First, which represents the Old Right of the Labour party, is encouraging constituency Labour parties to vote on a motion calling for ‘tolerance and solidarity in the Labour Party’.
Telegraph View: By backing Chavismo in Venezuela and consorting with Stop the War, the Labour leader shows his true colours
If the PM’s negotiations with Europe are backfiring, it’s because his own ministers are undermining them
In trying to protect ‘our grandchildren’ from climate change, politicians are hurting the poor. They shouldn’t
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