For Britain, the European elections are a vote on democracy

EU flag inverted by MPD01605

Three years on from the referendum on whether Britain should leave the EU there is still no obvious way forward. It’s therefore unsurprising – even fair – that these European elections will be treated as a comment on what’s happened since that vote, and what should happen next.

Theresa May’s handling of things has been chaotic, even allowing for the troubled circumstances in which she became prime minister. Writing this on Wednesday night, it seems her time has come.

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Podcast Ep. 131: Monkeys Sue For Libel Over Windsor Comparison

Monkeys sue over Windsors comparison

The sacking of Danny Baker after an unfortunate simian gag, Tory leadership jostling amid the European elections, and a scandal involving beauty YouTuber James Charles – who can turn straight men gay – are the three topics this week.

Joining us is our pet chimp Churchill.

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Podcast Ep. 130: Carl Benjamin Backs Extinction of Humanity

Carl Benjamin mortal snowflakes

The announcement (and cancellation) of the UK’s candidates for the impending European elections, the harrumphing of the extinction rebellion, and the defenestration of housing bod-cum-philosopher Roger Scruton are the three topics this week.

Joining us is our fond memory of interviewing friend of the podcast Carl Benjamin. He may not be coming back.

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Podcast Ep. 128: The Curious Case of the Missing Brexit

Where's Brexit

A general lack-of-progress update on the now-extended Brexit, the prospect of European elections, and the dispute in Birmingham schools about teaching kids about LGBT relationships are the three topics this week.

Joining us is the trouble Jazza has getting emails out of his outbox.

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