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24 January 2020,
As Big Ben (doesn't) count down to 'Brexit Day' on 31 January, Otto English considers how Britain fell into the grip of a petty nationalism, warned against by the world's greatest physicist.
22 January 2020,
Otto English delves into the privileged actor's descent into normalising hate and considers what purpose it may serve.
16 January 2020,
Otto English has advance copies of the plans for the coming attractions - A Nostalgia Zone, Gallery of Brexit Heroes and much more...
13 January 2020,
Otto English continues his exploration of what drives the Prime Minister's chief advisor, ending with a startling discovery.
9 January 2020,
Otto English considers whether the early years of the Prime Minister's top advisor explain his disruptive career and ultimate motives.
The End of a Decade Without a Name: Right-Wing Populism, Referendums, Digital Darkness and Self-Harm
26 December 2019,
Part Two of Otto English's take on the 2010s, charting the death of Lee Rigby, the rise of Nigel Farage's UKIP and the forces that led to the UK voting to Leave the European Union.
25 December 2019,
Part One of Otto English's take on the 2010s, exploring how Britain stumbled from the financial crisis into the euphoria of the London Olympic Games – only for a repressed and angry populism to rear its head.
12 December 2019,
Our Liveblog will cover all events which we can of this momentous General Election. Keep coming back for timed updates from Otto English and the Byline Times Team.
11 December 2019,
On the eve of the most important election in a generation, Otto English asks: will Britain – failed by so much – survive the coming trauma?
6 December 2019,
The bell tolls for Nigel Farage's party – one good outcome of the General Election?
3 December 2019,
With Michael Gove turning up at Channel 4, and threats being issued to defund the public service broadcaster, is his party trying to be Stephen Yaxley-Lennon or Vladimir Putin?
29 November 2019,
Otto English raises a glass half full – to a future of hope after the years of chaos which may follow next month's General Election.
My Beautiful, Clever, Gregarious Mother is Wasting Away – The Tories’ Empty Promises on Social Care Mean Nothing to Me
21 November 2019,
Otto English shares the story of his mother Hannah, who has Alzheimer's, and has been abandoned by a Conservative Government which has delivered nothing on social care for the elderly.
19 November 2019,
Otto English explores why the British are so reluctant to discuss what the point of the Royal Family is.
15 November 2019,
Otto English on what his investigation into Nigel Farage's Brexit Party has revealed about the 'sticking it to the elites' populism it claims to be based on.
8 November 2019,
Otto English recalls what it was like growing up in a world where the threat of the Cold War loomed large – and the surprise and optimism when, one day, this came to an end.
1 November 2019,
A personal story from Otto English about how the past is far too often sanitised to make people who were never there feel better about their family, our collective past and our country.
25 October 2019,
Otto English looks at the relationship between the son of a KGB spy and the Prime Minister and how it raises troubling questions about the closeness between media owners and politicians.
22 October 2019,
With Rupert Murdoch and the Barclay Brothers pulling out all the stops to back the Prime Minister, one crucial media player with a very interesting background is often overlooked.
14 October 2019,
Otto English considers how we have entered into an Orwellian world in which Brexit governs all and its supporters attempt to convince us daily that night is day and day is night.
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