(Nearly) A Million Marched for a Voice

The number of people attending the ‘People’s march’ demonstration against Brexit has been hotly contested. There is though more glaring falsity in the People’s...

The 2010’s: A is for Arab Spring

Who was the single most important individual of the 2010’s? It’s a big enough question...

Project Fear: the Brexit battle plan

Brexit seems to have bought with it a very gloomy and almost hellish mood in politics and society.  Well apparently, there is...

Afzal Pervez: ‘It’s been how long since the Euro?’

The Euro is the currency of 19 countries in the European Union (23 altogether outside of EU). The Maastricht Treaty (1993) was...

Universal Credit: A Pragmatic Welfare State

What is it? Universal credit is a monthly payment which is available to people on low or no...

Generation UK – China: Creating a generation of Brits that ‘get’ China

Since my childhood, I have always had some awareness of Chinese culture. The decades my Grandparents and Father spent in Hong Kong ingrained in...

The Winter of Discontent: 40 years on

What are the ingredients for a political crisis? A government in shambles? A prime minister with no authority?...

Should National Service Be Reintroduced?

In 1963, the last National Serviceman was discharged from the army. This ended almost over a quarter of a century of National Service, or...

Pile It High and Sell It Cheap

Tesco has always been a market disruptor. When it was founded by Jack Cohen in 1914, it picked a fight with the long-established market...

Andrew Boff – a Mayoral Candidate for All

The next London mayoral race will create many surprises; one of which is the breath-of-fresh-air-candidate for the Conservative party nomination, Andrew Boff. Let him know...

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