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12.6% to 1.8%: Can Nigel Farage Save UKIP?

“We are the turkeys that would vote for Christmas”, it’s a phrase that was uttered time and time again by former UKIP leader Nigel Farage during the Brexit campaign, essentially acknowledging the fact that Brexit would likely be the end of his party. With the result of the 2017 UK General Election now…

How Long Will The Tories Last?

The Tories are going to have an incredibly difficult job legislating in the next parliament; their manifesto was generally poorly received and they are going to have to fight tooth and nail to pass every single piece of legislation. A handful of abstentions or dissenting votes…

Election Prediction: Hung Parliament

If the last two years of elections have taught us anything, it’s that we should never underestimate the populist cause. Trump and Brexit both defied the pollsters and Corbyn shares one key characteristic with these upsets – an anti-establishment message.

What Would The Conservative Proposals For The Internet Mean?

There has been a lot of discussion surrounding the Conservative Party plans for internet regulation. In their manifesto they state that: ‘Some people say that it is not for government to regulate when it comes to technology and the internet. We disagree,” This can read as a horror story or as sensible regulation…

Why Is Applying Ethical Standards In Media Critical To Our Modern Day Society?

The lack of ethics and objectivity in the media has the ability, not only to skew public opinion to suit their agenda, they can actually affect the health of a nation’s populace. Media has the power to influence gender stereotypes and mould the minds of young people.

Framing The Election: The Key To Victory

Since the manifestos have been launched, it has become clearer and clearer that this election will be decided by whichever party can successfully control the narrative over the next two weeks. If the public perceive the election to be about Brexit, immigration, and foreign policy, Theresa May will win, however, if Labour can…