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Millennials

A message from the much maligned millenials

Millenials get a bad rep. If you ask most people to picture the Millenial generation, they’d probably think of bearded hipsters frittering away their days in coffee shops, cat video obsessed BuzzFeed addicts, drunk MDMA fuelled students falling out of nightclubs, polyamorous twentysomethings spending their evenings Netflix and chilling. Self-entitled molly coddled overgrown children who…

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Why you should fear Theresa May’s Snooper’s Charter

Most of the media attention paid to the Investigatory Powers Bill, otherwise known as the Snooper’s Charter, has focused on whether the government should be able to have access to our personal data. This is an important debate, but I think most of us already assumed that the government was able to read everything we…

Jeremy Corbyn

In defence of Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn is getting a lot wrong at the moment. Even his most passionate defenders would have to admit that. He seems to be on a quest to alienate himself from the media, whose support he will need to have any hope of getting elected. In his quest to appear totally above the mirky world…

Jeremy Corbyn

It’s painfully obvious why Corbyn is leading in the polls

Prior to June 2nd, Jeremy Corbyn was an almost unknown political entity. His humanitarian campaigns, like his efforts to free his constituent Andy Tsege from Ethiopian prison I spoke to him about in February, received limited national press coverage. Jump forward two months and Corbynmania has taken hold. Depending on who you ask, Jeremy Corbyn is either…

European Union

The press has made Britiain Eurosceptic

The European Union generally suffers from excessively poor press. The negatives of membership are overstated, whilst the benefits are underreported. This has warped people’s perceptions of the EU and led to an increase in Euroscepticism. British PoliticsConservative PartyEuropeEuropean UnionEuroscepticismMediaPolitics