"Boris Johnson has always seen himself as above the law... yet too many were pulled in by the circus act and the consequences were sadly desperate."
A critical examination of Silvio Berlusconi, the controversial former Prime Minister of Italy - and his damaging influence on Italy's political landscape and beyond.
Jamie Driscoll writes on Boris Johnson's resignation; and Labour's factional motivation to exclude the North of Tyne Mayor from standing - effectively stopping members from exerting their democratic rights.
"Tory MPs always knew exactly what Boris Johnson was like. And his former cheerleaders in the right-wing media knew too" - Richard Burgon MP on Johnson's last appearance in parliament.
"Braverman probably doesn’t stand much of a chance... but her candidacy will undoubtedly move the debate rightwards and normalise extreme views which should be repugnant even to most Tories."
"We need a New Deal for Workers, a new social settlement for the working people of Britain" - Rebecca Long-Bailey's powerful contribution to the 'Johnson is Gone - we need a new deal for workers' event.
While Boris Johnson's resignation is welcomed, the countries deep and structural problems will not be addressed by the out of touch Tories lining up for the top-job.