Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Capitalist inequality paved the way for Brexit and Trump

2016 was certainly a year of political upheaval, with major events on both sides of the Atlantic and an apparent changing of the tide...

NHS Crisis – The Tory engineered end to public healthcare

Blind rage is what most of us should feel upon the realisation that our beloved NHS is being driven headfirst into the ground by...

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...

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....

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...

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: 16-17 year olds have been denied having a say on their future

Along with the majority of the youthful population, I was a strong remain campaigner and this was likely best highlighted by the transformation of...