The need for political compromise

The art of compromise has seemingly been lost in politics. It is much more the political fashion to blame others for your country's troubles. Which is really, really worrying. America is a prime example of that, with the rhetoric of the President, and the party his insidious nature has ensnared, a constant stream of fear-mongering… Continue reading The need for political compromise

Boris Johnson and the joke in poor taste

Now I have never met Boris Johnson nor do I know him personally so I can't say whether he truly meant for his comments that Muslim women wearing a burka look like bank robbers and post boxes to be humorous but that is certainly not how they came across. They came across as inflammatory, deliberately… Continue reading Boris Johnson and the joke in poor taste

The Brexit Chaos: What the hell is going on?

And here we go again. We were supposed to have moved passed the incessant squabbling and infighting amongst the Conservatives and finally agreed on a direction to try and steer Brexit towards. But no. We're back where we were, with no clear plan moving forward, the government in crisis, the Conservative Party close to stamping… Continue reading The Brexit Chaos: What the hell is going on?

How to be ‘real’ on Instagram? Apparently the Conservatives need help with that.

This is genuinely the best political story I've read in the past few days. The Conservatives need help making their MPs look 'real' on Instagram. Yep. They had a powerpoint presentation and everything. Now, I get why they might want to improve their social media strategy and making MPs more comfortable with another way of… Continue reading How to be ‘real’ on Instagram? Apparently the Conservatives need help with that.

Why the Windrush Scandal shows the Conservatives are still the nasty party

At the Tory party conference of 2002, Theresa May, then party chairman, observed the Conservatives had become known as the ' nasty party.' Now, not too shy of 20 years later, the Windrush scandal has proven that to still be the case, as it pushed Amber Rudd out the door of the Home Office and… Continue reading Why the Windrush Scandal shows the Conservatives are still the nasty party