I thought it would be useful to pass on some phrases that have fallen into disuse, but might be needed again if the authorities don’t get their act together.
In this new feature, we look at some of the most memorable podcasts of the last few weeks.
This can give the Tories a tremendous advantage in a democracy because the public, as a whole, does not have fixed views either.
The UK and governments across the west have started to act. But we’re still just starting to figure out how to respond.
Despite a surprisingly liberal migration policy, the bulk of the post-Brexit evidence so far suggests not.
The UK has a lot to learn from the recent regulatory punch-up between Facebook and the Australian government.
The Prime Minister seems to be mulling some school re-openings pre-Easter. But how long will it last and who can really be sure?
This minimalist manoeuvre, carried out in graveyard news time, suggests that a bigger reshuffle has been postponed until the other side of the year.
Whether writing, speaking or negotiating, he puts on a performance which the spectators enjoy all the more because it horrifies the guardians of convention.
Here’s both what his team did and how it communicated – deploying the discipline of the second to boost the first.
If they can’t make a real impact on the lives of working class voters in provincial seats, Johnson will meet the same electoral fate as Trump.
His best hope of success in British politics is to boost his chances in elections by dividing the Conservatives and plundering their vote.
We need to start listening to the right people – not hopeless people who get it wrong time and again, but face zero accountability.
We urged the Government last week to do so. Others are also on the case – and the Daily Mail this morning publishes its own findings.
An excellent book about the Prime Minister has just been published. Unfortunately it is in German.