Tuesday, April 25, 2017

NHS Crisis: what the government can do to help

"The health service is in crisis."   That's what the papers and media outlets scream; all the pressure groups are pushing for your signatures, but...

Trump is the epitome of a patriarchal society

Many were absolutely devastated on the morning of 9th November with the shock result of Trump being elected as the 45th USA president. Many...

Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour: what must happen now

The "unelectable" Mr Corbyn has just been elected again - to a chorus of sighs from the right of the Labour Party. As in...

Labour Party Split: a matter of when, not if?

It won't be good for democracy, or for those already struggling after years of ideological austerity, but a Labour Party split seems more and...

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...

Psychoactive Substances Act 2016

On 25 May 2016, the Psychoactive Substances Act (see here for the full content) came into force.  Its purpose is a blanket ban on the so-called “legal highs”...

David Cameron: Achieved little, hurt many, and fractured the nation

David Cameron will likely be remembered by the history books as the man whose actions led to the United Kingdom exiting the European Union,...

Chilcot Inquiry: Blair’s half-hearted apology doesn’t heal Iraq’s pain

The Iraq Inquiry, also known as the Chilcot Inquiry after its chairman Sir John Chilcot, has finally been published - more than seven years...

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 -...

The rising torrent of hate that killed Jo Cox

It has been a few days now since the death of Jo Cox, the MP murdered whilst holding a surgery in her constituency. The...