Inevitable Defeat: What will a New Centrist Party mean for Corbyn’s Labour?

In April this year, news broke that there may be a new “centrist” party funded in part by LoveFilm founder Simon Banks and mooted to include the backing of Tony Blair and David Miliband, as well as other wealthy donors. At the time, this was received with little fanfare and generally regarded as unlikely to happen, akin perhaps to a wealthy entrepreneur stating his or … Continue reading Inevitable Defeat: What will a New Centrist Party mean for Corbyn’s Labour?

Think You’re A Liberal? You’re a Parrot

What’s the difference between a liberal and a parrot? One of them mindlessly repeats whatever its owners say and the other is a colourful, now domesticated bird, originating from the tropical climates of the Southern Hemisphere. This does not describe all liberals, of course, especially coming from someone who self-identifies as one, however, too many people who casually consider themselves to be “left-wing” appear to … Continue reading Think You’re A Liberal? You’re a Parrot

The Joke is Over: Boris Johnson Must Resign or be Fired

Boris Johnson is a bigot and a liar protected by his carefully managed veneer of comedy gaffes and he has no place representing the people of the United Kingdom on the international stage. His latest lies have gone too far. Johnson’s protective facade of apologetic poshness and his role as a Prince Philip-cum-Hugh Grant parody just isn’t doing it anymore. When you grew up at … Continue reading The Joke is Over: Boris Johnson Must Resign or be Fired

Fake News: Why There is No Solution

The internet is arguably the most powerful and important invention in the history of human existence. Since the dawn of the world wide web in 1989, the internet has completely transformed life on earth. Almost every aspect of our daily lives are either controlled or influenced by access to the internet and many of us would struggle to get through a day without it. But … Continue reading Fake News: Why There is No Solution