Brexit: An avoidable Existential Problem

The widely respected Guy Verhofstadt, evidently frustrated by further Brexit failings and downfalls – caused and felt by the British – vented some of this frustration. Calling out the Conservative Party for dragging the whole of Britain down with thier self-interested party catfight. A catfight which the EU Brexit co-ordinator points out has created a dibilitating existentional problem for the rest of us. However surely, … Continue reading Brexit: An avoidable Existential Problem

How to Remember Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King (MLK) was born 90 years ago now, and he remains rightfully so, fondly remembered and admired. The Baptist minister and social activist found his calling helping lead the American Civil Rights movement from the mid 1950s until his assassination on the 4 April 1968. While I could talk to you for hours about the amazing and brave work MLK did for his … Continue reading How to Remember Martin Luther King

Wikipedia Shuts Down

Wikipedia across Italy, Spain, Estonia, and Latvia were closed and inaccessible for the 4th July. Potential Wikipedia visitors were instead taken to a statement page which explained that due to the EU’s proposed Copyright Directive, the Wikipedia community has decided to shut the site a block access to all pages. The site is to remain shut before and during the vote on the Directive, on … Continue reading Wikipedia Shuts Down

Russia Stokes Shutdown Fire

#SchumerShutdown threatened to take over Twitter in the wake of the current US government shutdown. However, a little digging into the accounts pushing the hashtag found that they were predominantly Russian bots. Once again entangling the Trump and the Grand Old Party with Russia. The hashtag regardless became a GOP and White House favourite as they attempt to push the blame of the shutdown onto … Continue reading Russia Stokes Shutdown Fire

Why Do We Care That Parliament Staff Look at Porn?

On the 8th January, The Telegraph ran an article claiming “Parliament staff made 24,000 attempts to view online pornography in four months“. Equating to an attempt every 9 minutes over the last 2 months. You may remember that just before christmas Damian Green, the First Secretary of State and closest ally to Theresa May, was forced to resign after a scandal about the amount of porn was on his … Continue reading Why Do We Care That Parliament Staff Look at Porn?