Tag: General Election

The Mounting Lies and Scandals of GE2019 (And Why They Don’t Matter)

You’d be forgiven for thinking that Boris Johnson, Dominic Cummings, and the Tories were attempting to win the crown for most disastrous campaign from Theresa May. May’s 2017 campaign set out to “Crush the Saboteurs” and give the next Iron Lady a stomping parliamentary majority with which she could enact the Brexit means…

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Distraction Politics Will Dominate This Election

In the modern world our senses are being relentlessly assaulted. Every single app, screen, notification, billboard, and TV show, are fighting for every morsel of your attention. Donald Trump pioneered the real-world application of this technology. His outrageous statements, lies, and scandals, came thick and fast, each one distracting you from the last,…

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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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Northern Ireland Could Remain, So Why Is This Being Ignored?

When the pro-Brexit government’s own economic impact assessments suggest that in every single scenario post-Brexit will leave the UK worse off, how is that we still plough blindly forwards? When one of the central reasons for the vote was immigration control, why did we refuse to consider immigration reform? Within the EU we…

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Maybe The Media Expected More From Labour

In the wake of the 2018 local election results, the general consensus amongst the mainstream press as that no-one had really won the local elections. The BBC reported Labour being pleased despite not making major gains, declaring that there was “no clear winner”, there has been a lot of discussion on Twitter and…

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A List Of Alleged Conservative Lies, Corruption, and Incompetence

In a recent piece, we discussed the lack of consequences for corruption, lies, or incompetence in modern politics. We listed a few examples, but in an attempt to give context to our claims of corruption and establishment favouritism and nepotism, here is a brief (but not exhaustive list) of some of the scandals…

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