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Life Under The Tories - Cabinet Special (Part 1)

I’m a little bit confused with how often I should be journaling the negative parts of this Tory government. When I first conceived the idea, I had (naively) thought that a monthly entry would suffice, but oh boy, did I underestimate the speed with which the Conservatives can act. 633 more words

Government

The Current UK Cabinet: Part 1/3

I should maybe subtitle this “in which I spend an entire evening obsessing about how scary our current cabinet ministers are so that you don’t have to”. 1,581 more words

Politics

7 May 2015: Why I Won't be Voting

Political pundit Iain Dale is pissed off that some people don’t vote. In his “Attitude Column”, the LBC-loudmouth proclaims:

In all likelihood half of you reading this article won’t be bothered to get off your pert little arses and go down to the polling stations on 7th May. 1,209 more words

Society

Tormented by Britain: Life at the Receiving End of UK Foreign Policy

Tormented by Britain: Life at the Receiving End of UK Foreign Policy
by Ian Sinclair
New Left Project
24 April 2015

In February 2011 large scale protests inspired by the Arab Spring erupted against the Bahraini government, an ally of the United States and United Kingdom. 2,329 more words

UK Foreign Policy

The Saudi Arabian War on Yemen is also a British one.

Three days before the Saudi led air force began its bombing of the Republic of Yemen on Thursday 26th March, the British Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond was in the Saudi capital, Riyadh meeting with his host’s foreign secretary, Prince Saud al-Faisal on Monday 23rd March 2015. 1,815 more words

British Imperialism

TRNC News Today 1st April 2015 - Eroğlu: worried about statements of Anastasiades and Pavlopulos

TRNC News Today 1st April 2015

Eroğlu: “We are worried due to statements of Anastasiades and Pavlopulos”

President Derviş Eroğlu said that they are worried due to the statements made by Greece’s President Prokopis Pavlopulos and… 1,720 more words

North Cyprus