All articles by: Joy Johnson

Undercurrents

Published: March 27, 2017
Written by Joy Johnson

We have a government in chaos; a Prime Minister giving all the impression of being spooked from making her big decision on Article 50 by Nicola Sturgeon’s announcement on a …

Joy Johnson: Undercurrents

Published: December 19, 2016
Written by Joy Johnson

It’s short. It’s sharp. Fits a hashtag. A headline. It’s genius. And the remainers don’t have an equivalent to a single word that sums up the biggest decision we’ve undertaken – Brexit. …

Undercurrents

Published: October 25, 2016
Written by Joy Johnson

Become a Deliveroo rider and “pick up a ton of perks to sweeten the deal, like discounts with Apple and Vue Cinema on top of your self-employed £16 an hour …

Undercurrents: Joy Johnson

Published: September 26, 2016
Written by Joy Johnson

At last Wednesday’s Prime Minister’s Question Time (PMQs) Jeremy Corbyn heard a sound that up until then had been absent from the Commons Chamber – the sound of cheering from …

Undercurrents – Joy Johnson

Published: August 10, 2016
Written by Joy Johnson

Leave,  the European Union campaign, had to have a rhetorical device that would destroy the status quo. If not, as is usual with referendums and the binary choice, which isn’t …

Undercurrents – Joy Johnson

Published: July 11, 2016
Written by Joy Johnson

In a few weeks’ time Theresa May may well be leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister. She was a Remainer but you’d never know it as she didn’t …

Undercurrents – Joy Johnson

Published: June 12, 2016
Written by Joy Johnson

As soon as the EU Out campaign was dubbed Brexit, you could hear ­broadcast journalists salivating with unadulterated pleasure.

Undercurrents – Joy Johnson

Published: April 16, 2016
Written by Joy Johnson

There is a global power elite whose members owe no loyalty to nation states. They owe no loyalty to our health service, our education system, or even our industrial heartlands.

Undercurrents – Joy Johnson

Published: February 19, 2016
Written by Joy Johnson

David Cameron has been touring ­European cities negotiating for a so-called reformed European Union – and doesn’t it make you feel shame?

Humanity

Published: December 4, 2015
Written by Joy Johnson

With reference to Emma Lazarus’ famous poem on the huddled masses

Joy Johnson

Published: October 23, 2015
Written by Joy Johnson

Tories’ Redcar shame and their tax credit calumnies

Joy Johnson

Published: September 26, 2015
Written by Joy Johnson

We can agree to differ but not on showing solidarity

Joy Johnson

Published: September 25, 2015
Written by Joy Johnson

We can agree to differ but not on showing solidarity

Joy Johnson

Published: July 10, 2015
Written by Joy Johnson

Greece gives heart to those feeling the lash of austerity

Joy Johnson

Published: May 15, 2015
Written by Joy Johnson

We need to go forward – and not back to Blairism

Joy Johnson

Published: March 21, 2015
Written by Joy Johnson

Rabid right throws all bar kitchen sink at Miliband

Joy Johnson

Published: February 21, 2015
Written by Joy Johnson

Take an axe to austerity and take on the tax avoiders

Joy Johnson

Published: December 18, 2014
Written by Joy Johnson

If they finish their job, they could finish all of us

Joy Johnson

Published: November 14, 2014
Written by Joy Johnson

Brutally incompetent coalition must be ousted