The gilets jaunes: a broader view

Fifty years since the uprisings of 1968, Paris has been burning. The French people have again erected barricades in the boulevards of...

The Failure of the NHS- What’s next for British Healthcare

It's something that the British people are all too used to. Turning on the news to find another story about how the NHS is...

Should the UK re-adopt the death penalty?

Some crimes are so abhorrent that we can imagine no punishment more befitting their perpetrator than death. Some criminals demonstrate such disconnection from society...

Why the 2020’s could be the “Millennial Moment”

History, and especially political history, can be a funny thing. We Brits particularly like to believe that our politics is not prone to the...

Britain’s Prison Crisis: Reform is the answer

With an NHS in crisis and teachers having to buy school supplies from their own wages, the state of British prisons is often overlooked,...

Is Macron moving France forward?

Emmanuel Macron, since being elected French President in 2017, has had several aims to move France forward. From an economic background, Macron put his...

Statutory right to ‘keep’ pets for housing tenants?

A 'petty' proposal? Responding to the Labour party's proposal to give tenants a legal right to keep their pet in their accommodation they are renting....

Who should have the right to vote?

Who should have the right to vote? Everybody, in my opinion, should have the right to vote. Limiting the vote, to particular groups or person's...

BSL at the despatch box!

On 3rd July 2018, history was made. Thankfully not the usual kind of what-on-earth-is-going-on history. Penny Mordaunt, the Secretary of State for International Development and...

Civil protests; A waste of time or a force for change?

In the last several years alone, we have seen a staggering volume of demonstrations, protests, and riots in response to the turbulent social and political climate. To name a few, the 2013 Gezi Park protests in Turkey, the Ferguson riots of 2014-15 and the ensuing Black Lives Matter movement, Poland’s strike for reproductive rights in 2016, the internationally observed Women’s March in January last year and most recently the March for Our Lives in Washington DC for more stringent gun control which dominated world news.

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