Monthly Archives: January 2014

Citizens’ Arrest: Nick Griffin

I’m sure many of us cracked a smile at the recent attempt of a citizens’ arrest on Tony Blair. However in my opinion, the man who truly deserves a political arrest is BNP leader Nick Griffin. His crime is inciting racial hatred. He was been making a political career out of this crime for years, […]

It’s time to change the narrative

Since this is a 5 year fixed parliamentary term, we are experiencing the longest election campaign in modern British politics. It started heating up during the 2013 party conference season when Labour caused a stir with its energy promise and the Conservatives sparked controversy with its welfare policies. If one was to assess the campaign […]

International Moral Leadership

Originally posted on Nathan Phillips:
Last week the Guardian reported that the Ministry of Defence has rejected any ‘Afghanistan/Iraq-repeat-military-invasions’ due to the multicultural society in Britain and its war-weariness. While I am a strong advocate of diplomacy to resolve international crises, I see this as a sad reflection on our moral compass. I’m a pacifist…

International Moral Leadership

Last week the Guardian reported that the Ministry of Defence has rejected any ‘Afghanistan/Iraq-repeat-military-invasions’ due to the multicultural society in Britain and its war-weariness. While I am a strong advocate of diplomacy to resolve international crises, I see this as a sad reflection on our moral compass. I’m a pacifist with a strong exception; I […]

2014: An economic opportunity awaits

Happy New Year folks… or is it? Our government tells us our economy is on the road to recovery after finally achieving growth, but what does this mean for the rest of us? After 4 years of austerity for those on middle to low incomes, and tax reduction and extended freedoms for those on higher […]

Why Miliband is the right man for the job

If you were to search up the word ‘charismatic’ on the internet, a picture of Mr Ed Miliband is unlikely to make the hit list, something that has been well-documented in the press since his ascension to the Labour leadership in 2010. Nonetheless, as we enter the New Year, the 2015 election edges closer, and […]