Politics Means Politics
Brexit, Trump, the spread of populism... Politics has become a rather chaotic thing to follow. This column is about understanding what is going on.
Britain's decision to leave the European Union, America's fascination for the Donald Trump phenomenon, the growing nationalist sentiments across Europe, the populist politicians surfing on the waves of failing mainstream politicians and governments... So many reasons why politics has probably never been as interesting and fascinating as today.
It is a permanent delight for the media, the social media, the journalists, the experts, the political writers. They can all thrive in this new world of lies and seduction. They may comment on the latest Trump's claims on Twitter, pretend to know what Brexit really means or even draw attention to the new alternative facts and fake news invented by populist and nationalist preachers.
But what the common man seeks to understand is what is going on, without the use of a translator, behind the big words, the big claims and the big promises.
This column is all about debunking all the usual untruth about politics and bring on facts instead, to fight fake stories out there with real ones.
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21/03/2018 - Tories on Corbyn and Russia. Shameful, hypocrites or deceitful?
15/03/2018 - Post-Brexit Britain: Parliamentary democracy or street pugilism?
04/03/2018 - Is Theresa May’s “best deal in the world” worth the endless pain inflicted to a Britain in crisis?
04/02/2018 - Thousands in the streets to save the NHS.
03/11/2017 - The case for a strong selfless parliamentary system.
02/11/2017 - Brexit. Six blind men and the elephant in the room.
31/05/2017 - May The Brexit Negotiations Begin.
31/03/2017 - Viktor Orbán. Hungary's Mainstream Illiberal National Populism.
17/02/2017 - What Would A Dutch PM Geert Wilders Mean For Brexit?
08/02/2017 - Exclusive Interview. Gina Miller’s Advice To Theresa May: "Stand Up For All The British Public And Their Best Interests."
21/01/2017 - His Inaugural Address Was National-Populist To The Core.
13/01/2017 - Can Marine Le Pen Become The First Woman President Of France?
04/01/2017 - On The Need To Fact-Check Populists.
16/12/2016 - Was Nicolas Sarkozy Bullied By Vladimir Putin?
05/12/2016 - Brexit's Article 50 Hearing At The Supreme Court (Live Feeds)
04/12/2016 - Comment Is Free, But Facts Are Sacred.
04/12/2016 - US Press Freedom Looks Great On Paper... What About In Practice?
03/12/2016 - Italy Referendum: Matteo Renzi Is The Real Danger To Democracy, Not The 'No' Vote.
03/12/2016 - Austrian Presidential Election: Can The Far-Right Smash The Glass Ceiling?
27/11/2016 - French Centre-Right Primary 2016: The Final (Live Reporting)
20/11/2016 - Brexit Trump Effect. Why Sarkozy's Defeat Was No Surprise.
20/11/2016 - French Centre-Right Primary 2016 (Live Reporting)
20/11/2016 - French Centre-Right Primary: Sarkozy’s Last-Ditch?
05/11/2016 - Nigel Farage: "I'll Be Back... in 2019!"
03/11/2016 - Instead of Sulking, Brexiteers Should Accept The Court Ruling And Stop Moaning.
03/11/2016 - Boris Johnson: We’ll Make of Brexit A Titanic Success!
02/11/2016 - High Court Ruling On Article 50 Challenge. (Live Updates)
26/10/2016 - Heathrow By-Election Issue For The Lib Dems.
12/10/2016 - Why Organising A Referendum Is Never A Child's Play.
12/10/2016 - How Unapologetic Brexiteers Made You Lose Your Seat At The Restaurant.
10/10/2016 - Nobel Prize For Economics 2016 Awarded To Brexiteers.
10/10/2016 - This Week in Politics... #2
01/10/2016 - This Week In Politics...
29/09/2016 - Why Nicolas Sarkozy Wants To Reverse The Brexit Vote.
24/09/2016 - What Brexit Does Not Mean.
16/09/2016 - Is Nigel Farage About To Defect To The Tories?
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