Topic archives: Theresa May

There’s fat chance the US, France and UK actually want Assad gone

April 17, 2018 9

Is there any likelihood that the Atlantic alliance really wants Assad removed? It seems unlikely, considering they wouldn't know how to replace him.

Turnbull, May and the politics of incompetence

November 8, 2017 31

Theresa May and Malcolm Turnbull share many of the same problems -- and same flaws.

Rundle: mad, bad Boris Johnson could somehow still end up steering Britain

October 5, 2017 33

Milquetoast Theresa May looks closer to political death everyday, leaving the helm of the Good Ship Tory (and Britain) up for grabs.

Reactions to London terror show language of the far-right has been normalised

June 21, 2017 11

The recent attack on a Muslim centre in Finsbury Park, London, had some elements of our media describing the incident as a "revenge attack".

Mayne: will the Brits show some spine and resist Murdoch rent-seeking?

Mayne: will the Brits show some spine and resist Murdoch rent-seeking?

June 20, 2017 4

The Murdochs are masterful rent-seekers when it comes to politically vulnerable Western governments.

Turnbull desperate to govern from the centre, but foes won’t let him

June 19, 2017 19

Better than his overseas counterparts, Malcolm Turnbull has read the mood of electoral disillusionment, but his opponents are succeeding in preventing him from showing it.

Rundle: anguish turns to anger as London burns

June 15, 2017 24

This hideous Grenfell Tower fire has already had a political effect, further delaying the making of a deal between the Conservatives and the DUP -- and the deal could unravel entirely.

Michael West v The Australian … Guardian goes tabloid … terrorist TV …

Michael West v The Australian … Guardian goes tabloid … terrorist TV …

June 13, 2017 2

Michael West went the full Godwin in his ongoing feud with The Australian over the Oz's hatred of GetUp.

Rundle: how Jeremy Corbyn might have saved the UK

June 13, 2017 17

It is all over for Theresa May -- and quite possibly for the Tories.

Rundle: singing in the pub as Corbyn pulls off what Blair never could

June 9, 2017 19

It is now not impossible that in a week or so Jeremy Corbyn could be the next PM of the UK.