Category : Politics


2016: The Year in Review

You can, of course, say many things about 2016. You can be happy about it. You might be optimistic about the uncertainty we face going into the next year. The status quo is a distant memory, and that can go right or wrong. You may


Coincidence, I think not.

  In 2014 same sex marriage was legalized in the UK, meaning equality for the LGBTQ community was allegedly there in the eyes of the law. Homophobia and heteronormativity however still have a firm hold and influence on society. Just like the ongoing struggle of


Autumn Statement Recap: The Changes and What They Mean

Philip Hammond opened on Wednesday with an unusual foray into comedic territory. Teasing the nation with a statement that at first seemed like a resignation, he began “”This is my first Autumn Statement as Chancellor. After careful consideration, and detailed discussion with the Prime Minister,


Punishment and Apathy: World leaders’ assorted views on Brexit

Much has been speculated about the atmosphere that may be greeting Theresa May and other senior British politicians, as they enter into rooms filled with other EU leaders post-Brexit vote. Some imagine the recently appointed Prime Minister being put into the corner like some sort

How the World is Reacting to Donald Trump’s Win

On Tuesday night, Donald Trump was named as the 45th President of the United States of America. Soon he will ride atop a wave of xenophobia and misogyny into the oval office. Trump suffered an unprecedented level of abandonment by the Republican party in the


Some Brief Words on the US Presidential Election Results.

For the past year (and some time prior), two American adults have grown and nurtured two very different projects. One of them is on a journey of realising ambition. They are now at the final milestone of an uphill battle in which there have been


We Voted to Leave – What Happens Now?

The voting majority in the United Kingdom has dropped a rock into the economic pool, and the ripples of the impact are not likely to subside before the end of the year. On Friday morning, millions watched as the pound went into what is commonly