Chris White

Maggie’s end

15 November 2007 Set in the summer of 2008, Maggie's End tells the story of one north-east family after Margaret Thatcher dies, reigniting old passions and dividing the country in two all over again. Their domestic disagreement serves as a microcosm of the national conversation, as middle England descends into a bout of emotionally onanistic mourning not seen since the death of Princess Diana while working-class regions erupt with street parties unmatched since VE day.

Blogging a protest

26 October 2007 After the first parliamentary meeting organised by bloggers from across the political spectrum, Chris White asks if 'open-source campaigning' could take off