Tag: Portugal

EU Politics, UK Politics

#PortugalCoup, and Britain’s post-fact politics

“Eurozone crosses Rubicon as Portugal’s anti-euro Left banned from power” screamed Ambrose Evans-Pritchard in The Daily Telegraph on Friday last week. The Telegraph even followed up with a piece about why Portugal’s situation was a threat to everyone else. Everyone from Daniel Hannan to Owen Jones jumped on it, and […]

EU Politics

Why Homens da Luta should win Eurovision

I’m not in a position to judge the quality of their music, or indeed the quality of any music in the Eurovision Song Contest to be quite honest. But facing a series of political, democratic and economic difficulties succinctly outlined by Leigh Phillips, there’s only one act to vote for […]