Conservative Party

Who’s paying to make Boris prime minister?

The miserable contest to choose the UK’s next prime minister – fuelled by dark money, an obsequious press and a mockery of ‘choice’ – shows just how broken our politics is. Mary Fitzgerald For openDemocracy Trying to explain to outsiders just…

Conservatives? No – Brexit has shown us what they really are

By George Monbiot for The Guardian They are no longer defending traditional values of national character and continuity, but rather catering to big business It’s a remarkable thing to witness: senior Conservatives attacking big business. It is not just Boris…

UK elections: Mrs May’s new embarrassing bedfellows

Having lost her majority the UK Prime Minister went out to clutch at some straws in order to attain “stability”. Who did she find? The DUP, the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland. So, who are the DUP? openDemocracy The…

Britain’s banks now know that they can keep buying our elections

Adam Ramsay 10 May 2017 for openDemocracyUK Let’s not forget who it is that pays for Tory party campaigns, and that what they demand in exchange threatens us all. In a way, the story of the last decade of British…