Russell Jones

Russell Jones

Total 34 Posts
  • Cheshire, UK.
Designer, data analyst, portrait painter, INTJ, feminist, centre-left/green. Remainer. Scruffy Manc lost in Cheshire.

Thatcher, Blair, Corbyn... Clinging on is so unhealthy.

3 min read
There is a class of conviction politician who, over time, become convinced they are infallible, simply by dint of a few good and/or popular acts. And it destroys them...

Why I won’t wear a red poppy again this year.

3 min read
I write this pretty much every year, to explain why I won’t wear a red poppy.

The government fundamentally doesn’t want to govern. It just wants to campaign.

3 min read
They have stuffed the cabinet with people who start fights every day but there is no positive policy on any of these things and not one of them is able to govern. They are just left with an instinct to fight.

Welcome to project reality!

2 min read
We are at the edge of a continent with only one bloc next to us. We share a land-border with it. Yet, Brexit means we are about to definitely leave that bloc to become one of only a handful of countries outside a trading bloc.

Why shouting at Laura K will not change anything.

5 min read
In defence of BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg who works within a system that is being gamed by populists in government, Russell Jones writes that the only solution is to adjust the system.

Do you think COVID-19 is a hoax?

3 min read
Critical thinking is more than essential to avoid falling for dangerous conspiracy theories about the coronavirus pandemic that currently spread online and in the media. Russell Jones does an excellent job here questioning them.

Cameron, May, Johnson... who next?

3 min read
Off the back of rumours Boris Johnson is already planning his resignation in January (which may well be empty gossip), here are some slightly disjointed thoughts.
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