Month: June 2024

Fleeing Flock

In a scene reminiscent of a misadventure on a Devon farm, the Conservative Party faces a dire predicament. It is akin to a flock of sheep fleeing from their supposed caretakers. This imagery encapsulates the current state of the Tories. According to a recent Ipsos poll, they face their worst electoral defeat in history. Labour

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Disconnected Conservatives

In a recent interview, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak made headlines by claiming that he went without “lots of things” as a child, including Sky TV. This statement was made during a conversation with ITV. It was meant to illustrate the sacrifices his parents made. However, it starkly highlights just how out of touch Sunak—and by

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Tory Manifesto Car Crash

The Tory manifesto launch at Silverstone was quite fitting – after all, what better place to unveil a “car crash” of a plan than at a racing track? Is This the Last Chance to Shift Tory Fortunes? The Conservative manifesto, presented as a desperate attempt to regain voter trust, is more of a wishful thinking

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The Hollow Patriotism of the Right

The political right often wraps itself in the cloak of patriotism. Recent events and statements reveal a disturbing trend. This trend is one of insincere and contradictory nationalism. Two notable examples—the comments by a Reform UK candidate and Prime Minister Rishi Sunak‘s handling of the D-Day commemorations—highlight how this fake patriotism manifests in damaging ways.

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Rishi to go?

Welcome back to our election analysis series. On this peaceful Sunday morning, most of us relax while political pundits nationwide speculate frantically. They analyze whispers, scrutinize gestures, and delve into metaphors, all to predict the Conservative Party’s future. Rumours are swirling. We must stress they’re just rumours. The buzz suggests Rishi Sunak might resign soon.

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The EBU Should Ban Israel from Eurovision 2025

In recent years, Eurovision has been embroiled in controversies that transcend music. These issues touch upon critical aspects of international law and human rights. The latest incident involving Israel’s delegation at Eurovision 2024 highlights a broader and more urgent problem: the need for the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) to take a definitive stance against violations

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Aberdeen RAAC Crisis

Reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) was found in about 500 homes in the Balnagask area of Torry. This includes 364 council properties. This discovery exposes yet another failure of political leadership across the spectrum. People have ignored the plight of these residents, leading to devastating consequences. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) added that residents

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