politicians

Reviews of the politicians kissing babies and running governments around the world; applaud and criticize the decisions they make and their implications.

Nancy D3 months ago
Dear Donald Trump
Dear Donald Trump, Your hate towards people who are different... it works like a virus. It spreads across the population and attacks the host. The virus you have created has made its way to Canada and...
Dan Maughan3 months ago
Jeremy Corbyn and Nuclear Weapons: The Red Button Excuse
Jeremy Corbyn was made leader of the Labour Party on the 12th of September, 2015. Ever since then, he has been a talisman for social care, those opposing austerity in all areas of society, and the you...
Graeme Mills3 months ago
Donald Trump And Bernie Sanders Are Cut From the Same Cloth (an Essay)
Traditions of thought, such as liberalism and realism, have recently evolved into not quite as easily definable concepts as they relate to modern political thought movements. Aspects of the modern pol...
Kafui Okpattah3 months ago
The Salisbury Series: Whose Side Are You On?
The most powerful question in politics..."Whose side are you on?" This week, Jeremy Corbyn stood accused of picking the wrong side in the devastating Salisbury poison attack. It's not often these days...
Peter Rose3 months ago
Act First—Regret Later
Act first—think too late. Act in haste, repent at leisure. A well known saying but so many people ignore this advice, they just rush into “must do something” mode before they have all the information ...
Michael Blair3 months ago
This Isn't 1973!
I have noticed in the last few months, a tendency of the SNP supporters, to call Nicola Sturgeon, just Nicola. As if they have a personal relationship with the First Minister. This seems to me to be v...
Scott Bowen4 months ago
2018 Will Be the Most Important Year in the History of Our Young Democratic Republic
A lot of America is hurting. Republican policies have shrunk the middle class, to the point where it really is almost nonexistent. It started with Ronald Reagan and "Trickle Down" economics, which Ame...
Alex butters4 months ago
Looking at the Next Conservative Leader
When Theresa May announced on the 30th of June 2016 that she would be running to replace David Cameron, few expected her to succeed. The position had long been touted as a straight race between the th...
Kafui Okpattah4 months ago
The Brexit Long Read Pt. 1: Where It All Went Wrong for Charmeron
House of Cards aside, this lobbyist is also an avid listener of podcasts — 'Political Thinking with Nick Robinson' being a particular favourite of mine... imagine my excitement when I turned on my pho...
Alexander Hilton4 months ago
Biden 2020?
Everyone is already abuzz with who is going to seek the 2020 Presidential nomination for the Democratic Party. It seems as though every time a Democrat goes on national television they are asked if th...
Michael Eric Ross5 months ago
More Time with the Family
A new year, like a new broom, sweeps clean, at least for a while. Before and after the start of this still minty-fresh jaunt around the sun called 2018, several Republican lawmakers have decided not to seek re-election. The rush for the out doors will include the retirements of relative newcomers to Congress and an institutional lion of the Senate. These exits, the ones that came before, and those likely to follow in the months between now and November have dire implications for a Republican par...
Michael Blair5 months ago
SNP and the Cult of Personality
Today, in a picture straight out of the North Korean or Russian hand book on cultish behaviour, Nicola Sturgeon is surrounded by children who were tasked with painting images of the Dear Leader hersel...
Martyn Coleman5 months ago
Jeremy Corbyn Is the Man for the Job
In his new year message, Jeremy Corbyn stated that the Labour Party is “staking out the new centre ground” and that he is leading a “government in waiting.” There is an alternative to the current Tory...
Dia Parker5 months ago
Why I Support the First Asian-American Progressive Woman Elected to the House of Representatives in GA, Bee Nguyen
I met Bee when I was a junior in high school. I was timid and awkward as I shuffled into the room full of girls. We were all waiting, waiting and needing something. I would not know her as Bee Nguyen,...
Chelsea Kendrick5 months ago
In the Land of Naughty Wheat Fields and Broken Promises
Dear Theresa, We've got to talk. Let's begin with a statement you recently made. You were being interviewed, pretty casually I suppose, and the reporter asked you about the naughtiest thing you've eve...
Martyn Coleman5 months ago
Our Weak and Wobbly Leader
Theresa May stated that there would be no general election repeatedly but then on Tuesday 18th, April 2017, she stood outside 10 Downing Street and announced that she was calling a general election, t...
Matt Pike5 months ago
Snide and Prejudiced: A UKIP Love Story
Who would be the leader of UKIP? If it was a choice between that, and dunking your love spuds into a bucket of chum and then dangling them into a shark-infested tank whilst loudly critiquing the Jaws ...
Jordan Catto5 months ago
May's Cabinet Reshuffle - an Overview
This week, Theresa May moved forward with her cabinet reshuffle. Well, moved forward, then back again, then slightly to the left, then hopped on one foot, before eventually giving up and going back to...