The author warns we are sending far too many people to university and creating “a whole great bloated cognitive bureaucratic class”.
I have decided to write a second volume of my life of Johnson, who has always been an affront to serious-minded people’s idea of politics.
The President is a cut-price Andrew Jackson, a touchy, uneducated, intuitive patriot ready at a moment’s provocation to get into a fight.
They include both the working class vote being up for grabs…and the Party adapting to the changing nature of modern Britain.
CCHQ is recruiting campaign managers to fight in areas Labour has long taken for granted.
Plus: David Davis, worst ties offender. Re-predicting my election predictions. Labour’s plight in Scotland and Wales. And: Why books by female political authors aren’t stocked.
Matthew Goodwin debates with Matthew Parris
Primaries would mean people could fight for their views within their party, rather than leaving to form another.
ConHome’s conference, Securing a Majority, grappled with the question of how to reach alienated UKIP voters.
About half fall into the ‘engageable’ and about half into the ‘rejectionist’ category, according to British Future’s analysis of polling and research.
Matthew Goodwin is Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham, and an Associate Fellow at Chatham House The recent history of the Conservative party has been dominated by its inability to secure a parliamentary majority. By the next election, it will be almost a quarter of a century since a Conservative leader walked into Downing […]
Dr Matthew Goodwin is a lecturer at the University of Nottingham, whose forthcoming book The New British Fascism: Rise of the BNP , will be published by Routledge on May 4th. Follow him on Twitter here. Last week, I wrote an article outlining why Sayeeda Warsi was right to highlight the growing problem of anti-Muslim sentiment […]
Dr Matthew Goodwin is a lecturer at the University of Nottingham, whose forthcoming book, The New British Fascism: Rise of the BNP , will be published by Routledge on May 4th. Follow him on Twitter here. We are only in March and Sayeeda Warsi has already had a tough year. First, in January she attracts […]
By Dr Robert Ford of the University of Manchester and and Dr Matthew Goodwin of the University of Nottingham, co-editor of The New Extremism in 21st Century Britain. The authors would like to thank Joe Twyman at YouGov for assistance with the data. The BNP’s attempt to become a ‘modernized’ radical right party has failed. […]