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Where do the political parties stand on the environment? | Tom Swarbrick’s Elections Explainer

Mass protests, sizzling temperatures and a lot of anger. People are suffering, people are dying entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction. The politics and reality of climate change really matters right now. To be honest, it used to be a bit of an afterthought for political parties at a general election… but what...

Beyond Brexit, Corbyn and Johnson: Stoke’s politics of hope | Anywhere but Westminster

‘We want an extension!’ ‘This is what democracy looks like.’ (Cheers) I don’t understand why everyone’s so overjoyed. (Cheering) ‘Give us! Give us!’ It’s a momentary detour. ”Oh, get ready for a people’s vote.’ This is a matter of national interest. I’m feeling very … sort of, um, like, it’s pretty that all these people here … but it might...

Brexit warning: Big ‘realignment’ of politics inevitable says pollster ‘Visceral reaction’ – News 2

 ComRes director Andrew Hawkins was commenting on research undertaken in the run-up to the party conferences last month, which he said had revealed increasing levels of distrust and disillusionment in the institutions of Government The research, which involved interviews with 2025 people, quizzed respondents on their attitudes towards Brexit and political parties in the UK  Significantly, 895 of those interviewed...

SHARE: David STARKEY: Parliament’s BREXIT BETRAYAL has BROKEN OUR DEMOCRACY

The idea which is being pursued hotly by the Legion of Remainers, headed by Centurion Bercow, — is that Parliamentary Sovereignty can be used to deny national sovereignty. It’s an absurd contradiction. Parliamentary Sovereignty only makes sense within the notion of the sovereign, independent state. Otherwise it’s meaningless verbiage. And again, of course, it highlights the fact that the doctrine...

In Britain, Boris Johnson’s Brexit ‘hardball’ prompts protests

JUDY WOODRUFF: Britain has begun a critical week in the battle over its planned exit from the European Union. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered members of his governing Conservative Party to back his efforts to secure the best possible Brexit deal. The state of Britain’s democracy is now under severe scrutiny, after Johnson obtained the queen’s permission to suspend...