‘I want to tell you a story about Boris Johnson’s heart. There’s a woman involved, but this isn’t what you’re thinking.’
A long read about Sweden, its story of itself and the role this country plays in the political imagination of millions of people who have never been here.
Reflections in the aftermath of the UK general election of 2017.
An angry, hopeful reflection written in the days after the UK general election of 2017.
When the regular mechanisms of political narration break down, there is a need for something stranger: liminal writing for liminal times.
A letter I sent to readers of Crossed Lines, three days after the election of Donald Trump
A piece of political science fiction, imagining what it would take for Jeremy Corbyn to make a success of his leadership.
Few things I’ve written have been more widely read than this blogpost from the morning after the UK general election of 2015.
A short story written for 28 Days, a one-off newspaper published during the UK general election campaign of 2015.
Speaking at TEDx Uppsala in 2014 together with Lisa Färnström.