Mar 30, 2020
B Johnson has been famous for so long it is easy to forget how inexperienced he is as a PM facing the big challenge since 1945...and now he gets the virus along with other key players. Keir Starmer faces a different challenge..making his mark at a time of national emergency.
Mar 22, 2020
In this episode: The coronavirus means all fashionable assumptions are turned on their head. We turn to the state to come to our rescue after decades in the UK when big government and public spending were seen as a threat...but even so B Johnson's instinctive libertarianism has allowed many fools to be 'free' to get the...
Mar 13, 2020
In the latest episode of Rock N Roll Politics I conclude I was wrong a week ago in suggesting that the virus would not become political...and a Tory Chancellor contradicts his predecessors and media orthodoxy by arguing that higher spending boosts economic growth-quite a moment
Mar 6, 2020
Brexit not done, a virus spreading across the globe, a Labour leader soon to be elected-what is the most politically significant?