Wednesday, June 28, 2017

General Election Reflections: a gamble gone wrong

Oh my, what a few days this has been.  Our expectations of British politics have, if not been turned upside down, then certainly they...

Have we lost the ability to care?

I voted for Brexit. I wasn't alone. In fact, I was in a majority, but now I feel that something wasn't, and isn't right....

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...

Jeremy Corbyn has won a victory for democracy

For the media, Jeremy Corbyn's failure was pre-scripted, a forgone conclusion. They have a firm grip on the power to shape public opinion in...

My vote won’t change anything

Over the years, and in many different election campaigns, I have lost count of how many times I have heard that exact line. I do...

Is Theresa May using the Manchester attack for political gains?

Let me begin by saying this, I am not suggesting that the attack on Manchester was sanctioned by the Conservative Party or any of...

Theresa May & the Tories judged on their record

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Brexit: The great deception of the masses.

I predicted it would happen in our 2016 predictions article: yet the shock still hit me the morning I woke up to the news -...

Brexit: Hopes and fears of an EU student living in the UK

As the UK elections become closer and closer, I decided to interview an EU citizen currently living and studying in Brighton, East Sussex. This conversation...

We all need Labour’s bold manifesto for change

People are quick to say that it doesn't matter who gets elected, things never change. At this election, this couldn't be further from the...