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Paul O'Connell

Paul O'Connell

Paul O'Connell

Paul O'Connell teaches law at SOAS University of London.

The Forde Report into the Labour party reveals the disturbing levels of structural racism, sexism and factionalism, and highlights how antisemitism was weaponised internally against Jeremy Corbyn to undermine his leadership.

27 July, 2022

The drama surrounding Boris Johnson's forced resignation as PM and the leadership race within the Conservative party is not the ‘real story’, writes Paul O’Connell, the crisis of British society and its political system is where the focus should be.

11 July, 2022

The 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign will take place against a backdrop of a cost of living crisis and high levels of inequality, this could be one of the last attempts for the Royal Family to remain relevant, writes Paul O'Connell.

30 May, 2022

The limited choice and little hope in Britain’s recent local elections meant that many didn’t see the point in voting, but growing frustrations over the cost of living crisis is likely to express itself in some way eventually, writes Paul O’Connell.

17 May, 2022