Tag Archives: Britain

Refugee Crisis Factsheet (A Brief Summary of The Blog Entry)

@DanielAdshead25 1. “We have thousands of homeless in Britain and nearly 1 million using food banks, let’s sort our own house first.” This argument can be dismissed far better by the use of a satirical meme: But in all seriousness … Continue reading

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A Snapshot of the British Attitude to The Refugee Crisis

I cried today. Daily I keep abreast of various humanitarian crises, and conflict-affected areas, given my interests and career aspirations. The refugees crisis has shot to the forefront recently and it finally all got too much for me. They say … Continue reading

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In Jeremy Corbyn, the Heart of the Left Can Beat Anew

Another day, another poll reducing Tony Blair, and his acolytes in the PLP, to despair. First, there was the misguided belief among Labour MPs that nominating Corbyn would ensure a broad debate during the, presently interminable, leadership election, while at … Continue reading

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You’re Doing it Wrong: Why the Next Government Should Raise Direct Taxes

Two major  concerns in the UK, despite the promulgation made by the coalition, are not being adequately addressed: Cost of living and poor public services. Public service delivery, as a whole, in the UK has declined, steadily, in quality for … Continue reading

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Why the Public Despise British Politics: An Embarrassing Day for Parliamentary Democracy in the UK

Nothing could better illustrate the reasons behind British public’s disengagement with politics, and their disdain for politicians, than the proceedings that took place in the House of Commons on December 18th, 2013. MPs of the two big parties in the … Continue reading

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