In this unnecessary election, Letterhole urges a vote for the Liberal Democrats, the only party that supports sensible, centrist social and cultural liberalism. But, more than anything, it’s imperative that this nasty and ideological … Continue reading Election 2017: Time for Tim
This election is a presidential one, in which the discourse has centred around two profoundly weak leaders, to the detriment of minor parties. The solution to this political malaise is … Continue reading The deficiencies in our political system are in plain view… again
With Emmanuel Macron beginning his tenure as president of France, talk has naturally turned to whether Britain needs its own radical centrist movement to stop the Tories. One man has … Continue reading Election 2017: Does Britain need a Macron to stop the Tories?
The European Union was born out of the Second World War. The Treaty of Rome, signed in 1957, brought a renewed sense of hope to a continent ravaged by thousands … Continue reading Dawn in Rome, twilight in London
The way the press talks about Geert Wilders, you’d think he was on the verge of becoming the Dutch prime minister, and realising his plans to silence Islam and reclaim … Continue reading Don’t be distracted by Wilders
The stark and potentially irreparable divisions within the United Kingdom have not been caused by Brexit, but England and Wales’ decision to leave the European Union has revealed and widened … Continue reading The end of the union?
France is being swept by a new populist movement promising radical change and a solution to the country’s divisions and inequalities. No, not Marine Le Pen – Emmanuel Macron! France … Continue reading France’s revolution from the middle
In November 2008, it seemed for people across the globe that a new age of peace and hope had been ushered in. Barack Obama, elected in a wave of exuberance, was … Continue reading Little Letterhole: Thanks, Obama
With the rise of populism unabated, it is time for liberals to make their ideals of tolerance, freedom, and openness palatable again. To do this, they must learn from their … Continue reading Reclaiming liberalism – one Trudeau at a time
Against all the odds Donald Trump will spend the next four years as President of the United States: the most powerful man in the world. Beholden to Putin and committed … Continue reading Trumpocalypse