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?
Those at the bottom of Britain’s profoundly unequal social class system are subjected to a relentless barrage of criticism and condemnation. It seems no accident that whilst shows such as Benefits Street, Skint, On Benefits and Proud, among others, have become vehicles through which righteous indignation can be legitimately expressed regarding how certain elements of the population live, especially when such lifestyles are supported by … Continue reading Is tax avoidance eating our democracy?
My country that has changed. It has not change with a bang, but instead with a whimper! There was no great act of terror, no act of war, and no great debate. Instead it was the act of an unelected government. On Thursday, the Investigatory Powers Act was passed. The Act gives the UK intelligence services and police the most aggressive survailance powers in the Western World. It will document everything we do online and is better suited for a dictatorship than a democracy Continue reading The UK is No Democracy!
2016 to me is like a jager bomb. You’re having a really good time with your friends and you’ve got such great hopes for the night ahead.. but then you have a few to many and your left with a sick feeling in your stomach as it swallows you right up. I feel like I’ve been drunk the whole 2016 of anyway.. I mean how … Continue reading We will remember this era as “The Hill”.. it all goes down from here.