3 things that the Covid-19 pandemic will force us to think about

Many questions are yet to be answered in the wake of such an outbreak. Were we prepared? Did we need to lock down? What’s the best way to shield the economy in the future? These are some of the trivial debates that commentators and politicians will be stewing over in the coming months. Continue reading 3 things that the Covid-19 pandemic will force us to think about

Labour is in trouble – no matter who they pick as their leader.

The Labour party leadership campaign sees four unique individuals jostling for the leadership position. Things have already begun to heat up with Keir Starmer seemingly covering his flank from Rebecca Long-Bailey by skewing ‘further left’ on his policy pledges during the most recent hustings in Cardiff. What Labour may or may not realise is that they are stuck between a rock and a hard place … Continue reading Labour is in trouble – no matter who they pick as their leader.

The General Election 2019 – What led to Labour’s spectacular failure? (Long read)

We’ve just had one of the most historically significant elections, of all time, for many reasons. It’s been the worst election for Labour (in terms of seats scored) since 1935. It’s also been the biggest conservative majority since 1987. With this particular election being dubbed ‘The Brexit Election’ this in itself was a referendum which reflected the overwhelming public desire to quote ‘Get Brexit done’. Continue reading The General Election 2019 – What led to Labour’s spectacular failure? (Long read)

Why attitudes about billionaires need to change in western politics (Rant)

The political rhetoric used by the left wing has taken a new approach. Both in the UK and the USA, parties have been making the case for increasing taxes on the rich because ‘monster’ billionaires and ‘crony capitalists’ are responsible for wealth inequality. It is personally an assumption I have never understood. Continue reading Why attitudes about billionaires need to change in western politics (Rant)

It is time we changed the damaging narrative perpetuated by ‘minority’ groups (Rant)

Minority groups have struggled for a long time in the fight for equality of opportunity. Whether it was a member of the LGBTQ community fighting for societal acceptance or racial minorities trying to eliminate race-based discrimination for example, there were significant obstacles to overcome in our western civilisation. Continue reading It is time we changed the damaging narrative perpetuated by ‘minority’ groups (Rant)

The Climate Change protests – The importance of choosing rationality over hysteria

‘If we don’t lower emissions in the next 18 months, we will suffer irreparable damage’. It is this message we see, constantly. A new wave of panic has ensued as a new narrative ripples throughout the globe. It is one that is insistent on reminding us all that everyone is going to die. Continue reading The Climate Change protests – The importance of choosing rationality over hysteria

Could Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘moral’ ideas help the country? – A policy review

Mr Corbyn. Hailed by many as the virtuous and morally influential saviour of our great nation. But, is he? He has also been submerged in waves of scrutiny for his socialist policies, arguably undemocratic conduct and his questionable ‘extremist’ links. Continue reading Could Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘moral’ ideas help the country? – A policy review

Virtue Signalling – Why it is responsible for polarising the UK (and the world)

Among the vast plethora of criticisms that Brexit has amassed over the last 3 years, one of the big critiques is often how Brexit is responsible for dividing the nation. It has often portrayed the ‘moronic’, ‘racist’ and ‘bigotted’ right wing have unified to shut down diversity and stop the immigration of minorities. Continue reading Virtue Signalling – Why it is responsible for polarising the UK (and the world)