This Tory is not afraid to take anyone on.
It was one of the most plum seats up for grabs in the 2017 election - Saffron Walden in Essex. Having been represented by
It appears that we are lacking in both. If we are to survive as a nation, one nation under God, then we must trust that our forefathers had it right. That equality, opportunity and inclusion are still what America stands for.
It's not about Trump, Clinton or Brexit, but because the operating system, the process by which decisions are made which is like working on an old version of Windows 95 in 2016. We can do better. People have done better. It is happening in small pockets in Iceland, Estonia, Argentina, America, Australia, and Taiwan.
Denial is a dangerous thing as anyone confronted with it can tell you. There is no way to argue with someone suffering from
Have a scroll down your twitter timeline and you might find that everyone is still, at worst, professing about the apocalypse, or at best offering election post-mortems based on analysis of pundits who predicted a Hillary cakewalk. Seemingly contrary to popular belief, after Trump's election, the sun did not cease to shine and life has carried on.
The defining characteristics of Elites have traditionally been threefold. The first is their institutionalised access to information. The second, their exercise of influence. Thirdly, they controlled opinion and expertise in the public sphere.
Let's concede something straight off: virtually no one expected this. Not the Trump campaign which, according to CNN, believed it had lost when the early returns started coming in. Certainly not the Clinton campaign, which was about ready to start its victory celebrations when the polls began closing on the East Coast.
In spite of Trump's lack of political experience, by virtue of being a woman Clinton's positioning as a presidential candidate was much more precarious. Gender is a fundamental organising element and this has been starkly illuminated in this presidential election.
Who do you think this is? A larger-than-life, mega-rich, dangerous egotist who prided himself on being Number One. He and