How does the Fox divide a Country? – A reflection on the 2017 General Elections

Elmar Stracke – The City of London versus the countryside, progressives versus traditionalists, regulation versus freedom from state intrusion, egalitarianism versus elitism – different societal cleavages can be used to explain the UK election results. All of them materialise in a very peculiar British controversy: the fox hunt legislation.

Theresa May – in a position of both strength and weakness

John McStravick – When Theresa May assembled the media outside 10 Downing Street on 18 April there was much speculation about what was to be announced. After eventually emerging from the famous door to call a snap general election, questions were posed as well as answered. First and foremost, the matter of why she had decided to go to the polls just weeks after ruling […]