Derek Bridges

Brexit Voters: NOT the Left Behind

Eric Kaufmann

The Leave campaign’s stunning upset has barely sunk in and already the pundits are flogging a familiar storyline. Those ‘left behind’ in the hard-luck provinces have punched privileged, corporate London in the nose. The facts tell a different story: culture and personality, not material circumstances, separate Leave and Remain voters. This is not a class…

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The worst and the best British prime ministers

Dick Leonard

Britain has had 53 prime ministers. Who were the worst, and the best of these? For me, the criterion is not whether I agree or disagree with their policies. If it were, I should certainly include Margaret Thatcher and David Cameron among the worst. What I am seeking is to determine how effective they were…