Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Pay Inequality: why are we so reluctant to discuss closing the gap?

Jeremy Corbyn was slated by the media for suggesting the implementation of a maximum wage, but it begs the question, why are we scared...

Capitalist inequality paved the way for Brexit and Trump

2016 was certainly a year of political upheaval, with major events on both sides of the Atlantic and an apparent changing of the tide...

The Gig Economy: Employment in the 21st Century

My old dad would never have clocked this trend. In his day you got a job and worked for the same company for the...

Tony Blair has no right to lecture about ‘imperfect knowledge’

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has launched a campaign to try to persuade the British people to change their minds about leaving the European...

The toxic Tories’ Education Funding Formula will hurt our children

The Conservatives are breaking another manifesto promise, to maintain Education funding. Theresa May was in denial at PMQ's today, but listen to those in...

NHS Crisis – The Tory engineered end to public healthcare

Blind rage is what most of us should feel upon the realisation that our beloved NHS is being driven headfirst into the ground by...

George Osborne must resign for the sake of democracy

It is not uncommon in this age of austerity, zero-hour contracts, and wage stagnation for individuals to have to juggle more than one job...

Could another Rickman or Bowie emerge in modern society?

Both Alan Rickman and David Bowie died recently, taken from us by cancer, both aged 69: but that was not the only thing they...

100 Years on – The Battle of Verdun

February 21, 2016, marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Verdun - the longest battle of the Great War, fought...

Zero Hours Contracts: Time to abolish the life of constant insecurity & fear

Yesterday was one of the worst days of my life: my employer told me with no prior warning, and halfway through a shift, that...