Britain's political and social fabric is under unusual strain

Source: The Economist - View Original Article
Published: Oct 16, 2020
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Bias Rating:

52% Conservative


Bias Score Calculation:

This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 52% Conservative:

  • 2 positive sentiments and 1 negative sentiment for European Union.


Policies:

European Union

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99% "One of the stablest countries in Europe has become one of the most unpredictable.""
98% "Thomas Macaulay, the great historian of Britain's peaceable settlement, proclaimed that the country's aristocracy was the most democratic and its democracy the most aristocratic ..."
96% "The first is the rise of identity politics.""
88% "The box of surprises that produced Brexit may well lead to Scottish independence before the decade is out.""
-56% "But Brexit and the pandemic are further discrediting the political class while shrinking the economy.""
-79% "This might sound overexcited: the British system survived the 1930s not only intact but enhanced.""
-80% "Enlightened liberals, even less tolerant than cultural conservatives, behaved like middle-class passengers forced to sit next to a working-class hen party on an overcrowded ..."
-83% "■ This article appeared in the Britain section of the print edition under the headline Mad, bad and dangerous""
-85% "On the island of Ireland British citizens have only just stopped murdering each other for sectarian reasons.""
-99% "In Britain it caused a few misguided souls to waste their lives flogging copies of the Morning Star.""

We have listed the top 10 sentiments. More sentiments do exist. Please review the full article for more information.



*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

44% : But Brexit and the pandemic are further discrediting the political class while shrinking the economy.
88% : The box of surprises that produced Brexit may well lead to Scottish independence before the decade is out.
19% : Brexit demonstrated this painfully.
99% : One of the stablest countries in Europe has become one of the most unpredictable.
98% : Thomas Macaulay, the great historian of Britain's peaceable settlement, proclaimed that the country's aristocracy was the most democratic and its democracy the most aristocratic in the world.
96% : The traditional ruling class had a genius for co-opting new social forces.
96% : A Career in the Masses" expounds this case brilliantly.)
96% : The first is the rise of identity politics. "
21% : This might sound overexcited: the British system survived the 1930s not only intact but enhanced.
20% : Enlightened liberals, even less tolerant than cultural conservatives, behaved like middle-class passengers forced to sit next to a working-class hen party on an overcrowded Ryanair flight.
17% : ■ This article appeared in the Britain section of the print edition under the headline "Mad, bad and dangerous"
15% : On the island of Ireland British citizens have only just stopped murdering each other for sectarian reasons.
1% : In Britain it caused a few misguided souls to waste their lives flogging copies of the Morning Star.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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