As 2020 ends with despair at Grimsby Town Football Club, one is forced to look back, seeking the moment where it all began to go wrong. In examining the last 12 months, a common story emerges, intertwined in football, politics, and life. One of a loss of control. Continue reading Control will return, and give us little space to hide.
The Mongol Empire is a successful example of a different definition of control, coupled with an acceptance of internal difference. Continue reading What the Mongol Empire can teach the UK and EU after Brexit.
Looking back across history, unique to our experience of a pandemic will be both the achievement of a vaccine, and the fact we lived through it without a national identity to cling to, or a religion to offer support. Looking for comfort, people turned inward, and in England this helped create a dangerous form of regional identity. Continue reading The dangerous regionalism that threatens the U.K.
Listen to the final episode from our ‘US Election with Erik Green’ podcast series. We talk once again to Democratic voter Amelia Morel and Greg Swenson from Republican Overseas. Discussing the last few months of the campaign, what happened on election night, and what next for the two parties, and for America. Plus what has surprised them about their country since the last time we … Continue reading US Election Podcast: The Aftermath