On Friday the 15th July I took the two and a half hour train journey down to London to see a talk with Jeremy Corbyn and Ben Okri at Southbank. I’m twenty-one years old and some may put me in the new-era category, the “corbynites.” I respect the man immensely and was rather eager to see if this man lived up to his name, if … Continue reading Meeting Corbyn
A woman who once had three trafficking victims imprisoned for immigration. A woman who has spent much of her political career opposing and blocking legislation which would have guaranteed equality and human rights for all. A woman who has committed so much effort into blocking climate change law, the big oil companies of America would be proud of her. A woman who once claimed Gordon Brown had … Continue reading This is Your New Prime Minister!
Is it any wonder that after such a campaign, that the aftermath of the vote has been equally distasteful? It was a campaign full of the dark side of politics. A campaign founded on fear, unproven statistics, lies and highly distasteful xenophobic and racial attacks. It was a campaign which was meant to engage the population in a debate that would invigorate the millennial generation … Continue reading Nothing but Politics and Lies
I’ve written many debates on the EU referendum, the pros and cons of trade agreements, what EU has done for us etc but one thing that’s really struck me in the past couple of months is the clear divide between the younger and older generation. Whilst I got on the 5a bus yesterday I was greeted by 10 international students at the back of the … Continue reading There’s more to the Brexit than numbers.
Our healthcare- something that we do far better than America. But as the NHS slowly diminishes have we only got ourselves to blame? Some days we find ourselves struggling at work or hung-over and are thankful that we can pop into our nearest supermarket to pick up a packet of paracetamol for only 14p all is resolved. Isn’t paracetamol a lifesaver? But is it? It … Continue reading Do we need to be educated on the true cost of the NHS?