Tag: Coalition

How Devolution Is Being Affected By Brexit Explained

The scope of devolved institutions to set their own laws has been increasing steadily since the 90s. Tony Blair and New Labour helped establish the power-sharing government at Stormont and gave further powers to Holyrood. However, the Brexit process could bring disruption to this steady decentralisation of power within the UK. What Is…

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The DUP Dark Money Explained

The mysterious Constitutional Research Council (CRC) was confirmed in February to have donated £435,000 to the DUP (Democratic Unionist Party), of which they routed £425,000 into pro-Brexit ads in London. This spending included a £282,000 advert reading “Take Back Control – Vote To Leave” in the Metro and almost £100,000 worth of campaign merchandise. The donation was made…

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Chatter Episode 27 – Annabel Mullin on Advance and Reforming The UK Political System

Annabel Mullin of Advance was our guest on today’s show. Advance is a brand new political party formed out of the ashes of the Grenfell disaster that will attempt to show people that there is another way, that politicians need not be corrupt and incompetent and that government (local and national) can work…

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Chatter Episode 26 – Denis Campbell On Preventing The Normalisation Of President Trump

Denis Campbell, editor of UK Progressive was our guest on today’s show. Denis is the host of The Three Muckrakers podcast and author of the new book, Donald Trump Deplorable Bully, which is dedicated to documenting the Presidency of Donald Trump in an effort to prevent normalisation of his conduct in the White House….

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Chatter Episode 24 – Red Pepper Magazine and Socialism’s Resurgence Within The Labour Party

Ruairidh Paton and Eleanor Penny from Red Pepper Magazine were our guests on this show. The Labour Party has undergone a fairly rapid transformation over the past two years, with the left of the party taking back a lot of control. We chatted about the journey from Ed Miliband to Jeremy Corbyn, what it…

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Chatter Episode 22 – Richard Barbrook On Digital Democracy and The Labour Party

Richard Barbrook was our guest on today’s show. He is about to begin some work with the Labour party on digital democracy and large-scale, crowd-sourced policy making. We chatted all about digital democracy, the Labour party, the general election, Jeremy Corbyn, Brexit, and much more! Resources https://thejist.co.uk/podcast/chatter-episode-14-bret-weinstein-evolutionary-implications-technology-modern-society/ https://twitter.com/richardbarbrook?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor http://www.imaginaryfutures.net/ https://www.opendemocracy.net/imaginary_futures_richard_barbrook https://www.westminster.ac.uk/about-us/our-people/directory/barbrook-richard http://news.sky.com/story/prudent-for-labour-to-war-game-for-power-says-partys-digital-guru-11054819 Music…

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