Tag: Theresa May

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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Keep Calm And Carry On: The ‘No Responsibility’ Trend

The most confounding part of the Trump campaign for the media to attempt to understand, was Trump’s ability to brush off crisis after crisis, scandal after scandal. He managed to say and do things that would be considered career suicide for most politicians – including some things you’ve definitely since forgotten about. He…

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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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Three Explanations For The BBC Discrediting Questions Over Syrian Chemical Attacks

The legality and the justifications for the recent airstrikes in Syria have been questioned on both sides of the Atlantic. Nearly every mainstream outlet has unequivocally pushed the line that the chemical attacks that provoked the response from the UK, US, and France, was perpetrated by Assad on his own people as a…

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Chatter Episode 34 – Professor Colin Harvey on Brexit, The Good Friday Agreement, and a Citizens Assembly

Professor Colin Harvey of Queen’s University Belfast was our guest on today’s show. He has been doing a lot of work on how human rights guaranteed in the Good Friday Agreement will translate in a post-Brexit Northern Ireland. We also spoke about the potential for a citizens assembly in Northern Ireland and the…

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