Summer of discontent
This week: after 12 years in power, do the Tories really think they can blame strikes on Labour? Why does “parkway” mean “station” in Britain, but “road” in America? Plus, some fun with growth rates.
An abandoned station. It’s a sort of metaphor. Image: Lamberhurst/own work/CC BY-SA 4.0.
Even more than normal, something extremely strange is currently going on with the British right. Last week Allister Heath, editor of the Sunday Telegraph, and one of those journalists who used to, bafflingly, have his age in his Twitter bio, wrote a column under the …
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