This was what Brexit was about all along, try not to act too surprised

Cabinet members have reportedly demanded the government ditches safeguards post Brexit which were designed by the EU to protect employees from working excessive hours - but...

As their message falls apart, are we witnessing the death of the Conservative Party?

The message of the Conservative Party is falling apart, literally: letters ironically fell off the lacklustre slogan chosen for the party conference as Theresa...

Thanks to the DUP, the Tories have located the “Magic Money Tree”

It was one of the Tories' favourite soundbites during the General Election campaign, we couldn't afford to give the likes of nurses a much-needed...

Financial Crisis, 10 years on: the austerity con that shaped a decade

A great deal of the population was strung along with the idea that austerity was a necessity on a countrywide basis - why would...

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...

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...

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...

This year I will not wear a poppy – it has lost its meaning

This year, for the first time, I will not wear a poppy. It has lost its meaning, it has become nothing but a fake...

Challenges within the NHS are growing – the Tories must restore nursing bursaries

NHS staff have had a 14% pay cut in real terms since 2010. The following article was submitted by an NHS worker, who wishes...

US Muslim Ban – history can’t be allowed to repeat itself

It almost feels like we are living through a chapter of history that we’d left behind. A minority is blamed and targeted, and most...