The young people’s vote in this election really is more important than ever. In the 2015 General Election, only 43% of 18-24 year-olds voted, a shocking contrast compared to the 78% of over 65’s voting. So it’s no coincidence that the collapse in the 18–24 year-old vote has seen the advent of tuition fees, reductions in the housing benefit for 18-21 year olds, the scrapping … Continue reading Dear young people, your vote matters now more than ever
Those of you knowledgeable of American Presidential history, or scandal, will recognise 1974 as one of the US’ most politically turbulent year, or it was until now. 42 years later Donald Trump has 42 years later Donald Trump has been elected US President, it has taken him five months to fire his FBI Director and find himself swamped in scandal. For Richard M. Nixon, the only US … Continue reading Making America 1974 Again!
At the time of publication, the UK is 32 days away from voting in the snap general election. In the last few days, much of the UK held local council and mayoral elections. Over the course of the local elections, the Conservative Party made a net gain of 558 seats leaving them with a total of 1900 council seats. Meanwhile, Labour made a net loss of 320, … Continue reading The Rise of the One-Party State and the Demise of the UK
Theresa May used to say an election would cause “instability”. Now she says it’s the only way to stop instability. So which is it? Many people have been left confused by the recent turn of events and May’s change of heart. But the real question is; why are we having a snap election, especially considering May has consistently assured the UK there would be no … Continue reading The real reason behind the snap election
The countdown is on to the General Election 2017 and as Corbyn said in his first campaign speech on Thursday “It’s the people against the powerful.” With the title of this article, I’m presuming many of you are a proud remoaner and you’re not about to let Cruella de May and her 329 Tory MPs shit all over the next five years of your hopes … Continue reading I voted remain – so should I vote Lib Dem or Labour?