Hope over hate: Battle against radicalisation

We stood in solidarity with France, with Belgium and now Germany join the growing list of European countries that have suffered at the hands of religious fundamentalism. The military battle against Daesh rages on across the middle east in the likes of Syria and Iraq. The battle against the so called Islamic state rages everyday … More Hope over hate: Battle against radicalisation

Republican Scandal As They Take Control Of Capitol Hill

2014 was the year in which the Republican Party began their domination of Capitol Hill. In the Mid-Term elections their majority in the House of Representatives was increased and they took control of the Senate for the first time since 2007 whilst also gaining 31 Governors. However, as Congress returns from their break into a … More Republican Scandal As They Take Control Of Capitol Hill

The Times Briton of the year goes to….Nigel Farage?

Many see UKIP as the party breaking down barriers and reshaping the British political landscape. Others view them as hate preaching extreme right wingers. Love them or loath them it has certainly been the biggest year in the parties short history. At the centre of this year’s success is the party’s leader Nigel Farage who … More The Times Briton of the year goes to….Nigel Farage?

Can America return to being the Land of the Free?

On July 17th 2014 Eric Garner, a 43 year old African-American, was put into an illegal choke-hold by NYPD officers and died as a result of a heart attack caused from a compression of the neck. In August, the college-bound unarmed African-American Michael Brown, who had no previous criminal convictions, was shot dead by a white police officer … More Can America return to being the Land of the Free?

Catalan…Cataland? – The Independence Referendum

An update on the Catalonian independence referendum: As Britain saw its own independence referendum in September, eyes have also turned to the tug of war for self-determination elsewhere in Europe. A state with a parliament older than Westminster, a rich history, but a bloody past is today the scene of a political struggle. The autonomous … More Catalan…Cataland? – The Independence Referendum