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Why air strikes in Syria are not the answer

In the wake of the attacks in Paris last week French President Francois Hollande has vowed to take an additional 6000 refugees than previously promised, something many are likely to see as an ethical move...

by JOE HUGHES

 

The Great Myth: The Freedom of Parliament

I am sure we all agree that politicians should vote as their conscience and their constituencies direct. They are our elected representatives, and should be free to do that. The ideal of a free parliament has been an established in British political...

by JACK FLEMING

 

Waste not, want not: It is vital we tackle food waste immediately

The fact that at least half a million people in the UK alone use food banks is a shameful statistic, one that is damning of modern Britain; our desire to find out more about this issue led us to a chance encounter with Adam Smith, the founder of...

by MATTHEW SMITH & JOE HUGHES

 

Our budget response

Earlier this month the Chancellor, George Osborne, presided over his 6th budget; this time called an ‘emergency budget’, the emergency being that the Conservatives didn’t think they’d get a majority & needed to quickly...

by BLOC

 

People Power: No to austerity

Yesterday a quarter of a million British people took to the streets of London to demand an end to austerity. This was the largest protest to hit the UK since the anti-war demonstrations of...

by JOHN NEWSHAM

 

The Nuclear Option-Use of Nuclear Weapons has never been an option. Why do we insist on pretending otherwise?

In July 1980, Mrs Thatcher threw detente out of the window. The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan set the tone for Anglo-Soviet relations during the 1980s, but the decision to replace the Polaris nuclear deterrent...

by JACK FLEMING

 

The Peoples Speech

Today, a woman dressed in millions of pounds of jewels pledged to support a cabinet of millionaires and their billionaire mates in telling the unemployed and disabled they have too much money...

by JOHN NEWSHAM

 

What have the Romans ever done for us?

One of the big issues of the upcoming election, perhaps the single biggest, is how the UK will position itself with relation to the rest of the world, particularly with Europe. Or at least...

by JACK FLEMING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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