politics

Politics does not dictate our collective cultural mindset as much as it simply reflects it; We've got to look in the mirror sometimes, and we've got one.

Best Election Themed Movies
Though they aren't really as popular as other genres, election themed movies still are pretty well-liked. Whether it's because of the drama, the dystopian-ism, or just the realistic scripts, there's a...
Jim Gilliam11 days ago
Dicey’s Parliament in the 21st Century
‘…sovereignty is incompatible, both internationally and internally, with another concept which also has a lengthy history, but which today is widely regarded as a paramount value: the rule of law’. Pr...
Lizzy Arrow12 days ago
Camden Market Lock Up In Flames!
Camden is pretty well known across the country; always bringing in tourists in, from left, right and centre. Business is pretty much always booming, until something like this happens, you just think, ...
Jesse Booker16 days ago
Snake Charmers
As we all know, last November, Donald J Trump was elected to be the 45th President of the United States in one of the biggest upsets in the history of American politics. Many of us were shocked. We we...
Méave Gallagher17 days ago
Dear Theresa,
Although you are the Prime Minster of the UK as whole, I feel the need to write this letter regarding my issues that are split between devolved and reserved matters, and as the UK Prime Minster it would appear devolved only cross your remit when it comes to the Barnett formula and how funding is allocated to the different nations within the UK, or does it? I myself live in Scotland, and since 1999, Scotland has been granted its own devolved parliament. Initially, it was known as the Scottish Exe...
JoRose 17 days ago
"...That Once Perhaps Were Eyes..."
I love venn diagrams, aka Vesica Pisces For example, I was the co-host of a podcast. I ain't shit. These two realities cross over in the magical land of JoRose plays Devils Advocate. I've been thinkin...
M. Z.18 days ago
Qatar
After Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia, and his efforts to unite Arab countries against the Islamic Republic of Iran, it seems that the consensus which the US was seeking has turned to a failure. The Ara...
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Jack Gardner19 days ago
The Failure of Capitalism
Capitalism, many say, is responsible for the advancement of the human race into a computerized age; where the poor are fed, the masses see an advancement of opportunities, democracy prevails and indus...
Lizzy Arrow19 days ago
The Camerons Are Way Up Themselves!
Excuse me David Cameron how can it possibly be "SICK" that nurses and doctors want higher wages? You've never known what hard work is in your life. I had huge respect for you and your family when you ...
Lizzy Arrow19 days ago
What Is May’s Next Move?
There are many things that May has been trying to do since the general election or, as she puts it, snap election. To be honest, May has made so many mistakes, so many u-turns, trying to preach the Go...
Jesse Booker20 days ago
America Left Behind: The Rights of a Child
In my last article, "Religious Privilege: Child Marriage," I briefly mentioned the existence of the UN Convention on the Rights of a Child (CRC), and how the US is the only country in the UN that has ...
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Wendy E20 days ago
Philando Castile Recieves No Justice
More people are learning about who Philando Castile the man was following the hurtful news that his murderer would be acquitted of all charges. We now know that he was a cafeteria supervisor who memor...
The Case Of Omar Khadr—Brainwashed Child Soldier Or Teen Fulfilling Family Duty?
Most 15-year-olds are busy with sports, school, or on social media with friends. In 2002, then-15-year-old Omar Khadr, a Canadian boy and son of Ahmed Khadr, reportedly an associate of late Al-Qaeda l...
Dallas Pinkerton21 days ago
The Failure of the War on Drugs
The Failure of the War on Drugs and How It Can Be Rectified On July 14, 1969, Richard Nixon made a speech to Congress, identifying drugs as a serious national threat. Additionally, he called for feder...
Guillermo Calvo21 days ago
On Why Democrats are the Greater Problem for Progressives
The virtually identical governance structures within our duopoly, i.e., the Democratic and Republican parties, pose virtually identical civic dangers. The results of their policies are virtually indis...
Jordan Hauprich22 days ago
"Don't Say a Word"
I am a philanthropist, a humanitarian, a lover of humanity who just hasn't done anything big yet. I believe that human kindness and understanding opens the door to a better world. Life is time that ne...
Trump's Pride—Or Lack Thereof
When you start in a new job, sometimes it's a very good thing to establish your own norms and traditions. It's important to stick with the terms of reference for your job, but sometimes—especially whe...