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UK Labour Party – Unfit For Purpose

Throughout its history the UK Labour party has been sold to us as a “Broad Church”, which is defined  as “a group or doctrine which allows for, and caters to, a wide range of opinions and people” which apparently originated from a description of the Anglican church “favouring a liberal interpretation or doctrine”. I have always had a problem with this loose terminology, and while it may be OK in
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A short conversation about a perfect storm

1: Chaos Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to be immersed in a perfect storm? Nothing would be predictable from one moment to the next – except for your probable eventual destruction. Chaos all around you… Noise and confusion buffeting you from every side. Solid ground? Even its memory would begin to recede. As a species and a civilisation, that’s where we are now. Our beautiful planet
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The be-all and end-all

It has now been a week since Brexit. A week for sovereignty to be regained, a week to send out the 50p’s, and a week for the United Kingdom to remain afloat. From Boris Johnson’s majority government, to estimating what the future holds. Alternatively, the past week has meant that the media’s concentration on Brexit has allowed the ever growing inequality within the United Kingdom to be overlooked once again.
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Doughnut Economics

I was inspired to write this as a result of reading Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist by Kate Raworth. I was hoping it would help me understand the subject (beyond my O Level 2), and a quick peek at a review told me it was written in a really good and understandable style. It was fun too. The Neoliberal script that economists have been using
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New Targets for 2017

After all of the wonderful people who passed away last year, (R.I.P. Sir Terry Wogan), we are pleased to report that the law of averages has been in touch with us and has good news. It dictates that 2017 will be a much better year for celebrity deaths and states that we will be able to dance on the graves of many politicians, CEO's and warmongers as the year goes