Surely it’s time to at least reform, if not abolish, the monarchy

As the nation again, according to the media at least, is gripped by royal fever, this article will stir some controversy, I'm sure -...

British Racism: why can’t we shift Structural & Institutional Racism?

A mistrust of something you do not understand, fear of the unknown, feeling threatened by something different to your idea of normality or fear...

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...

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...

Theresa May & the Tories judged on their record

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Nothing good can come of military action in Syria

Britain, France and the United States have conducted overnight airstrikes on Syria, a country that has already been subject to atrocious acts, a country...

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...

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...

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...

Jo Cox: The murder of an MP

The death of MP at the hands of a man alleged to have been shouting "Britain First" while going about her Leeds constituency business has...