How the Corbynites want to reverse the 1980s
Labour plans to use Margaret Thatcher’s methods to overturn the Thatcher revolution
A strange disease has taken hold of British politics
A once-sensible country is in the grip of millenarianism
The Tory conference reflects the dismal state of the pa...
Look beyond the protests outside, and the convention is a bland affair
Theresa May wastes an opportunity to regalvanise her pa...
The prime minister’s inability to shake up her cabinet highlights the weakness of her position
Damian Green’s exit gives Theresa May a problem—and an ...
The deputy prime minister’s resignation presents an excuse for a much-needed cabinet reshuffle
Amber Rudd’s resignation throws Theresa May’s governmen...
The home secretary’s departure could tilt the balance of power in both the cabinet and the party at large
Coming face to neck with Vladimir Putin
Bagehot remembers several surreal visits to a frozen St Petersburg and a booming Moscow
Some thoughts on the open v closed divide
It is not as simple as it seems
Some thoughts on the crisis of liberalism—and how to fi...
Liberalism needs nothing less than a great rebalancing if it is to regain its intellectual and political vitality
Sounding the death knell for Corbynmania
Labour’s so-so performance in the local elections raises questions about Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership
Americans are doing a good job of misunderstanding Brit...
The country is either embracing too much globalisation or not enough
Labour is no longer the party of the traditional workin...
That may be a sensible tactic
The Tory Party is split down the middle
But then so is Britain
What Birmingham means to today’s Conservatives
A reminder of the failure of the Erdington strategy
John McDonnell offers an ambitious alternative economic...
It’s a pity it’s so badly thought out