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.

Peter Rose3 hours ago
Socialism in the 21st Century
Socialism: some thoughts on its relevance in the 21st century. Socialism is defined as an economic theory or system in which the means of production, distribution and exchange are owned by the communi...
Abdullah Masood2 days ago
Trump, Brexit and the Politics of Isolationism
This year has been a tumultuous one for British history, defining the final breakaway of the United Kingdom from its somewhat rocky marriage with the European Union. Winston Churchill’s idea of a Unit...
Peter Rose6 days ago
Allowing Totalitarian Regimes to Take Over
The causes of totalitarian regimes taking power: In Germany, between 1930 to 1940, there was starvation, there was extreme poverty, there was total despair, and no one did anything to help the sufferi...
Peter Rose8 days ago
The Right to Say No
The right to say no. This is a big issue with regard to gender respect for personal boundaries, but it is also a big issue with regard to international boundaries. Every nation has the right to refuse...
Jeff Watson 11 days ago
The Left Needs Liberalism More Than Ever
I’ve pretty much had it with the absolute rigidity that exists in current social justice/leftist circles. The abandonment of liberalism by many on the left and the blind adherence to identity politics...
Sam Ketch15 days ago
Political Influences
As a new defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, is appointed after the departure of Sir Michael Fallon, I look at whether pre-existing factors influence an individual's voting intention. Williamson, the...
Michael Blair18 days ago
Weaker With Independence?
The conundrum of the SNP and their need for an independent Scotland and keeping control of the country, post any vote for separating Scotland from the rest of the UK, has always been something rarely ...
Rion Marks19 days ago
The Poverty Trap
As of 2013, in Ontario there were a total of 460,100 people on Ontario Works. Of this, 64 percent were adults, with 27 percent being single adults. There were also 427,100 recipients of the Ontario Di...
Sam Ketch19 days ago
2017: The Year British Politics Became Popular
At the beginning of 2017 it would not have been incorrect to suggest that politics in Britain was not a spoken about topic. However, as we enter November, it has now become something widely discussed ...
Guide to American Political Parties
Politics. It’s what makes America… America. Even if you're not crazy about politics, or perhaps hate the topic, you hear it almost everywhere you go. It’s one of the main conversation topics that almo...
Dan Dutchison21 days ago
Getting Over It: Brexit & The Mythmaking Saboteurs
Much of the last 2 years in politics has been unpredictable and surprising. Brexit has started the UK on a radical journey that looks to be messy, bumpy, and hard to forecast. But there are a few thin...
Donald Gray21 days ago
What Does "GOP" Stand for in American Politics?
In this era of Trump and a modern American schism, age old ideals are beginning to fade, alongside the conditions of how we have adopted our freedom. It seems that, in this day and age, we are not onl...
Ian Sharp23 days ago
Brexit — An Accident That Won't Happen
When the UK voted to leave the European Union, and my immediate shock and anger had subsided, I told friends and colleagues Brexit could never happen. Their response was to tell me I was out of touch,...
Amanda Jackson23 days ago
Millennial Path to Power
For a lazy generation, we Millennials are killing off quite a lot of things. From the diamond industry to local stores to the hotel and taxi businesses, we are constantly destroying parts of our socie...
Yumi Yamamotoa month ago
Of Politics and Feeling
There were a lot of reasons why I hurt when first coming to the U.K. for my graduate schooling. Beyond issues of relationships and family, I had purposefully distanced myself from the world and its po...
SR Jamesa month ago
Brexit Stage Left
Brexit, (the exiting of Britain from the European Union), has dominated our social media feeds and news outlets for months now, but without a degree in politics all those figures and graphs can be a l...
Jefferey Spiveya month ago
US Equality Laws That Never Passed
America is the land of the free, but based on several US equality laws that never passed, it’s not exactly the land of fairness and equity. Women, as well as people of color, immigrants, and the LGBTQ...
Katy Preena month ago
Dear Theresa
I know that you’re having a tough time. Your job is probably the most difficult and thankless in the whole country, and yet it is also coveted by those you should be able to rely on. I say that it is ...