In case you’ve been living under a rock for a while, the UK recently had a snap general election, called by prime minister Theresa May to increase her majority. But, in a shocking turn of events, she managed to turn a 20-point poll lead into a loss of 13 seats — and, with them, her majority. The left’s Schadenfreude didn’t last long, however, as the Conservatives are now clinging onto power by making a deal with Northern Ireland’s DUP — a party which, until 9 June, nobody had ever heard of. As the country lurches to the right, I demonstrate that this is not the “will of the people”.

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