On Matt Hancock and I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!

By Sinead D Matt Hancock, Conservative MP for West Suffolk and former Health Secretary, has recently confirmed his appearance in the TV series “I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here”: a British reality TV show set in the forests of Australia where celebrity contestants must complete gruelling physical challenges whilst having no contact withContinue reading “On Matt Hancock and I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!”

ORDER! – Edition 4 – 18th November

This week’s edition covers the actions of the new Prime Minister as well as the Scottish Independence campaign. PMQs 9th November PMQs started rather solemnly this week. With Remembrance Day on the following Friday, all leaders were sure to pay their respects to the soldiers who had given their lives for the country. Neil Coyle,Continue reading “ORDER! – Edition 4 – 18th November”

An investigation into the changes at the top of the UK government since Johnson’s resignation

By Angus M The last two months have been a turbulent time for British politics. The public has seen three different Conservative Prime Ministers, within the same government, and has experienced a litany of cabinet changes, along with policy U-turns and a significant economic shock. I thought it interesting to explore the changes within theContinue reading “An investigation into the changes at the top of the UK government since Johnson’s resignation”

The Jan. 6 Committee: An Exercise in Cinematography

By Lyndon C A Monmouth University poll showed that the July 2021 hearings of the January 6th Committee had little impact on public opinion; the largest numerical shift was that 4% fewer respondents saw Trump as directly responsible. Following the ninth televised hearing on October 13th, 2022, I remain similarly unmoved. I was hoping toContinue reading “The Jan. 6 Committee: An Exercise in Cinematography”

Why do UK governments typically fall after 15 years?

By Hasan A If we were to look at the periods of single-party dominance over the last 100 years, we would easily notice that not one government has survived for much more than 15 years. No party seems capable of retaining power for much longer – with even Thatcher and Major’s governments falling after 18Continue reading “Why do UK governments typically fall after 15 years?”

The Special Relationship: The New Sino-Russian Link

By Isadore H. In June of 2022, Russia Today reported on a coalition of countries working together to establish a new Global Reserve currency, in direct conflict with the goals of the United States. Challenging the dollar, a consortium of BRICS nations (an acronym coined for five emerging economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China, and SouthContinue reading “The Special Relationship: The New Sino-Russian Link”

The Arctic: The Latest Political Arena

By Orlando V Four years before the collapse of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev announced “Let the North of the globe, the Arctic, become a zone of peace”. In the immediate aftermath of the Cold War, the Arctic was an area of low political tension. However, since the turn of the century, Russian relationships withContinue reading “The Arctic: The Latest Political Arena”

Conflict in Ukraine: Interview with Mr John Greenwood

Read here for JG’s fascinating account of the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Find enclosed a side of the story so often lost in the mainstream media, from accounts of friends getting arrested to reactions to conscription. Read a truly remarkable account of the war from citizen level. Interviewer: What was the initial response when the invasion started,Continue reading “Conflict in Ukraine: Interview with Mr John Greenwood”

Was Queen Elizabeth a powerful political force?

By Alex B After news broke of the death of Queen Elizabeth II on September the 8th shockwaves were sent around the United Kingdom and to many parts of the world. Many in Britain and elsewhere would have found it near impossible to imagine a world without the long-reigning monarch after a historic 70-year reign.Continue reading “Was Queen Elizabeth a powerful political force?”