Articles by: Julian Glassford

Foreign & Defence

Straight-talking statesmen, Syria and the Middle East

Straight-talking statesmen, Syria and the Middle East

Rebel forces have just lost their last toehold in Aleppo. Now residents displaced by conflict may begin to return to (what’s left of) Syria’s historic second city. Whilst we should of course recognise the horrific devastation wrought, mourn the casualties, and put pressure on all sides to cease their use […]

by × January 30, 2017 ×

News

A Full English Brexit: hard or soft, Remoaners may have egg on their face

A Full English Brexit: hard or soft, Remoaners may have egg on their face

Now cast in the sharp relief of a certain “braggadocios” neophyte’s vertiginous rise to the Oval Office and an awkward Italian referendum, it seems Britain’s populist protest vote was something of a bellwether. One may have imagined that Remainers would by now then broadly recognise that there was nothing extraordinarily […]

by × January 1, 2017 ×

Elections, Liberty

Why populism trumps the status quo

Why populism trumps the status quo

By Julian Glassford The political earthquake that the Republican Party’s president-elect has sparked is bigger than the United States of America, and bigger, even, than the ego of “braggadocios” Donald Trump. With tremors still being felt right around the globe, the shock outcome has taken virtually everyone by surprise and left […]

by × November 27, 2016 ×