Britain’s Snap Election: Promises? What Promises?

Well I  haven’t blogged for a couple of months now but I felt compelled to once again provide my insights into current political events. As we all know by now, Theresa May announced earlier this week that there will be a snap election this summer (08/06/17) despite her explicitly promising that this would not happen…

Understanding Migration: Definitions, Debates and Common Mistakes

Migration is a profound aspect of the world’s history and it influences virtually all societies, individuals, and cultures on a daily basis. In the modern day the debate of migration has become increasingly controversial and has led to the resurgence of fundamentally extremist and nationalist views. There are a multitude of examples such as Donald Trump…

Then and Now: Revisiting Brexit

In my previous Brexit post (please click here to view the post) I found myself in a position where I was annoyed and politically frustrated, much like the other 48% of the British electorate. We had all witnessed a drastic shift in the direction of British politics and it was intimidating for a lot of people. Although…

UAV – The Assassination of International Law

This post is more serious than some of the stuff I have produced in the past year as it covers the matter of state sanctioned murder and how we as a society accept it openly, neglecting to think of its social and political ramifications. The use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in combat is one…

Current Affairs: Brexit, the Fall and Fall of a Generation

The following post is my response to the referendum, it is quite dense and also opinionated. I appreciate any responses and want it stated that, although I take a strong position, I do not wish ill to any person who reads this, regardless of their political views. The current young generation of Britain has had…

Current Affairs: Jo Cox Tribute

I felt it necessary as a student of politics and as a blogger of current events to express my anguish over what happened to Jo Cox and her family in Yorkshire earlier today. To think that such an atrocity happened within the UK is symbolic of how unstable we are becoming. Whether you are in favour…

Current Affairs: Britain – the Unelected Dictatorship.

In the UK there is a certain grandeur regarding our parliamentary system. It has been our way of governing for centuries and is perceived as a representative or ‘just’ political practice. But why do we think this? Is it because we have delved into the matter and as a result come to this conclusion? Or do…