Political Insight

Where next for Britain after Brexit and the Iran crisis?

We’re joined by Bronwen Maddox, director of the Institute for Government, and Robert Tombs, professor of history at the University of Cambridge, to discuss post-Brexit Britain.

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What Boris Johnson Doesn’t Understand About Brexit – Brexit Explained

In a recent interview, Boris Johnson admitted to not understanding GATT Article 24 Paragraph 5(c). Now that sounds very very niche, but it’s actually fundamental to his Brexit plan. In this video, we explain what it is that Johnson doesn’t understand and what this means for him and his plan.

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Home, sweet home: An emigrant’s view of Brexit

Our Perspective guest is photographer Ed Alcock. Born in the UK but living in France since the turn of the century, Alcock says he feels excluded from his home country. In the days following Brexit he travelled across the UK visiting rural areas to find out more about why people voted to leave. Juxtaposing the […]

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Tax havens are a stain on Britain and the cleanup starts now

We need answers about crown dependencies and overseas territories that help the wealthy dodge tax owed to society, says Treasury subcommittee chair, John Mann

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Migrant Detention Center Called ‘Concentration Camp’ and ‘Human Dog Pound’

In US news and Trump administration news, historian and professor Dr. Neal Rosendorf and Rep. Veronica Escobar visited an immigration detention camp in El Paso Texas and reported back on its state in this NowThis News video. Rosendorf compared the migrant detention center to concentration camps and called it a ‘human dog pound.’ The immigration […]

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Corbyn ally says Labour could seize tax havens to make tycoons like Richard Branson cough up more money

LABOUR could enforce direct rule on British-controlled tax havens and make business owners to cough up more in tax, an ally of Jeremy Corbyn has suggested. Chris Williamson suggested extreme action…

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Universal Credit: Claimants targeted in multi-million pound scam – BBC News

It’s feared that tens of millions of pounds of public money has been lost to fraudsters who are targeting the British government’s Universal Credit benefits system. The BBC has learnt that the scammers often pretend to be from the local Job Centre. They offer to get money on behalf of claimants in return for a […]

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Hunt admits no-deal Brexit is ‘scary’

Jeremy Hunt has admitted that a no deal Brexit would be “very scary” for many people and that reaching a new agreement with the European Union would be “challenging” in a live Sky News interview with Kay Burley.

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Three solid ideas to help you get started

In October of 2008, a plumber from Ohio named Joseph Wurzelbacher made national headlines when he confronted US Presidential Candidate (then Senator) Barack Obama at a campaign rally: “Your tax plan’s going to tax me more,” Joe told Senator Obama. The confrontation sparked a sensation, and Joe became known nationwide as “Joe the Plumber”. He […]

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John Bercow on Brexit: ‘A second referendum is possible’

In an interview with FRANCE 24, John Bercow, the Speaker of the House of Commons, shared his thoughts on the political turmoil caused by Brexit, as well as the possibility of a second referendum. Bercow also explained how he has modernised daily life at the British parliament since becoming Speaker and gave us his list […]

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