Honestly held opinions and provocative argument based on current events or our recent reports.
Conservative Party Media Tactics: Playing the 'Tommy Robinson' Victimhood Card
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?
Reasons to be (Cautiously) Cheerful
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.
Big Boris and Brexit Doublespeak Surround Us – Where Does the Truth Lie?
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.
The Nasty Party has Returned and Bigotry is All it has Left
Otto English explores the Conservative Party's transformation into a platform for right-wing populism – and how so much has been lost as a result.
Boris Johnson: The Mask Slips and the True Face of Populism Reveals Itself
Otto English calls time on the eccentric Etonian image of 'Boris' and sees Johnson's antagonism and disdain for Parliament as a dangerous parallel with 1930's Germany.
The Day I Met the Rude, Bored, Graceless David Cameron
The former Prime Minister is trying to spin his legacy with the publication of his autobiography – but Otto English explains why he’s not willing to let him get away with it
Boris Johnson Grabbed the Crown he Always Wanted – But it is Falling Apart in his Hands
As the Prime Minister's Shakespearean comedy rumbles on, there is still a very real risk that it all might turn to tragedy instead.
Watch Out Boris Johnson, the Chickens are Coming Home to Roost
Otto English on why the realities of high office are dawning on our new Prime Minister.
Cummings, Elliott, Westley – Boris Johnson's Game of Russian Roulette
Otto English on how the new prime minister's appointment of the toxic trio Dominic Cummings, Matthew Elliott and Chloe Westley is a massive hostage to fortune.
Enter the Emperor: Why Boris Johnson is our Caligula
With his love of himself, vanity projects and grand pronouncements, Otto English on why Britain's new Prime Minister shares more than a few similarities with the Roman Emperor who proved too good to be true.
Defeating Democracy with its Own Weapons – A Warning from History
Otto English on why the Brexit Party MEPs' decision to turn their backs on the EU's anthem is more worrying than just being a mere stunt.
The One Thing Theresa May could do to Leave her Mark on History
Otto English on how a Prime Minister who will be remembered only for Brexit still has a chance to guarantee her place in posterity for something else.
Liam Gallagher's Been Pontificating on Knife Crime – But has he Heard of the 'Dunning Kruger Effect'?
Otto English on why celebrities, who know very little about the political issues they are offering views on, should stick to their métier.
A Challenge to Our Brexit Party Gravy Train-Riding MEPs
Fighting the system while grabbing its perks – Otto English on the Brexit Party MEPs' big day out in Brussels.
"All the Heroes are Dead" – the Liberation of Nazi Fortress Europe Remembered
Otto English compares the reality of war and the brotherhood through trauma of WW2 veterans with the Victor comic book versions of history.