Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Labour Party”

Poll: British Public Overwhelmingly Opposes Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

British support for the war on Yemen has scant support among the public there.

Posted July 17th, 2017

May’s Costly Gamble

The U.K. and the Conservative Party would both be well-served by her speedy departure.

Posted June 8th, 2017

U.K. Exit Poll Points to Hung Parliament

An election that was supposed to consolidate May’s position and provide “strong and stable” government appears to have produced exactly the opposite.

Posted June 8th, 2017

The Tories May Be in Real Trouble

An election that was supposed to be a legacy-making victory for May is now something much closer to a political near-death experience for her.

Posted June 2nd, 2017

Could the Tories Lose?

The Conservatives have run their campaign on the possibly fatal assumption that they couldn’t lose no matter what they did.

Posted May 31st, 2017

May’s Election Gamble Seems to Be Backfiring

If there are no large Tory gains next month, the decision to call the election will go down as another unforced error by a Conservative leader.

Posted May 26th, 2017

Lessons from Labour’s Failure

If a party remains determined to learn nothing from its past failures, it should remain in the political wilderness.

Posted May 18th, 2015

Initial Thoughts on the British Election

Labour is facing its worst defeat in almost thirty years.

Posted May 7th, 2015

The British Election and the Fragile Union

A political union put at risk by normal electoral competition isn’t going to survive for very long.

Posted May 7th, 2015

An “Unpredictable” Election in Britain That Isn’t So Unpredictable

Unless the polling has been very wrong, the election will produce results that have been expected for many months.

Posted May 7th, 2015

The Politics of the Libyan War

If politicians were judged on the quality of their record, Libya would be a major problem for Clinton.

Posted April 24th, 2015

Miliband’s Odd Libya Attack

Supporting intervention in Libya was Miliband at his most Blair-like in the worst possible way.

Posted April 24th, 2015

Scotland and the Conservatives’ Election Campaign

The campaign draws attention to some of unionism’s biggest weaknesses.

Posted March 12th, 2015

Ed Miliband and the Libyan War

Miliband’s support for the Libyan war is a warning of the kind of foreign policy he favors.

Posted February 16th, 2015

Scotland and Britain’s General Election Mayhem

Labour is still on track to be all but wiped out in Scotland.

Posted January 22nd, 2015

Miliband’s Meltdown

Miliband’s terrible leadership is dragging his party down.

Posted November 7th, 2014

The UKIP Tremor

Major parties can dismiss a significant part of the electorate for only so long before it comes back to haunt them.

Posted October 10th, 2014