Thought Babble

“We Shall Fight Them From Our Houses…” The Pandemic’s Worrying Wartime Parallels

The struggle against the coronavirus over the past few months has consistently been defined as a “war” in Europe. Beyond Donald Trump’s insistence on qualifying as a “Wartime President”, Emmanuel Macron declared France “at war”, so too did Boris Johnson when stating that the British Government will “act like in wartime”. Decidedly, some in Europe […]

This Week In Europe

Brexit chaos continues with possibility of a UK General Election looming

After the divisive Boris Johnson taking over as UK Prime Minister and winning a long-contested battle for the Tory leadership race, the possibility of a general election is growing ever larger – with Johnson being keen on Britain exiting the European Union by the 31st October deadline. On the other side of the political spectrum, […]