Friday, March 24, 2017

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...

Britain – What Has Happened To Your Compassion?

They say a picture tells a thousand words - and the image of a young, dead Syrian refugee boy, washed up on a Turkish beach...

Investigatory Powers Bill: What is Big Brother up to?

Let's talk about surveillance: in particular the new Investigatory Powers Bill promoted by the Home Secretary, and which seems destined to become law in due course.  Time...

Spring Budget: our strong, yet vulnerable economy

The words "strong economy" seem pivotal to every sentence that is uttered by a Conservative party representative, and the phrase appears at every Prime...

The Importance of Music Education in Schools

The Ofsted report into music education in schools in the United Kingdom, published November 2013, reported that good music education “reaches only a minority...

Panama Papers: is the game up for wealthy tax dodgers?

The largest cross-border journalism collaboration ever has uncovered a giant leak of documents from Mossack Fonseca, a global law firm based in Panama. Three...

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...

Casting announced for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

On Monday 21 December 2015, the producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child announced that Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornley will...

David Cameron: now the truth is out, he must resign

This time the hypocrisy has gone too far, this time David Cameron must go. It was obvious from the moment that Downing Street refused to...

The Conservatives: The Party of Joy

So far, the Conservative Party Conference has been a wonderful time for joy-seekers – a nonchalant, soothing, friendly amble through the world of politics....