Tag: Boris Johnson
More cops, more prisons and a "closer relationship" to Donald Trump - news of Boris Johnson's undemocratic election seems to have filled the news over the last few weeks. Join a discussion led by Anindya Bhattacharyya on the Prime Minister, and how the left needs to reorient to fight him. Does Boris Johnson mean a change of direction for the Tories? Since he wasn't decided by a general election, how can we tell if he's popular or not with the British population? What will his pro-Brexit stance and his willingness to leave the EU with no deal mean for ordinary people? How do we fight back against the Tories under his leadership?
As we approach the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo massacre, Ian Allinson argues that the right are pressing Boris Johnson to introduce a new wave of repression.
A young and confident street protest set a defiant tone on Boris Johnson's first day as Prime Minister.
Boris Johnson’s election signals a desperate new stage in the long death of British conservatism, writes Duncan Thomas.