By Areeq Chowdhury.
The 2017 snap general election was called to bring about a “strong and stable” government but as we know, this did not quite go to plan with the incumbent Conservative government losing their existing majority. 1,322 more words
Every ordinary mortal is a potential giant killer
In the last week of 2016 when the world was busy making New Year resolutions or was out celebrating on the beaches or in the hills, a low ranking Indian para-military officer stirred the proverbial hornet’s nest. 2,531 more words
Democratic institutions today look much as they have done for decades, if not centuries. The Houses of Parliament, the US Congress, and some of the West’s oldest parliaments are largely untouched by successive waves of new technology. 139 more words
Once upon a time a young man named Solomon Curtis set out on a quest to get young people to engage with politics and vote. His quest begins on the streets on London where he asks young people how they engage with politics and he finds that they don’t really engage at all, and if they do, what they do, doesn’t work. 327 more words