Generation D

There is another article on this site which is expressing disapproval at the “political class” and how it is they who have delivered us Brexit. The writer claims not to blame the voters who chose Brexit but all manner of other socio-economic factors which have left them in a position where Brexit appears a fair…

Intersecting Inequalities

(Editor: The recent stirrings at the NUS over Malia Bouattia had us looking back at over similar furore in the last year, and we recalled there was an article we had never put up for some reason that still felt relevant now) Recently comments have been made by the director of OFFA – Prof Les…

A rod for your own back

Bahar Mustafa has been charged over her tweet concerning the killing of white men. Turns out free speech has it’s limits under English law, precisely the stance that she really supports: there are some things you should not be allowed to say. While as a white man I’m not a massive fan of her statement…

A toxic backed majority?

When drafting this I had an unanticipated tangent emerge – I was going to use the Cheltenham result to discuss the Lib Dem collapse and the very blue map of the south west. However, for all the revelry I can understandably take part in – the first Tory majority since ’92, beat the polls by…

The Issue of the Post

With the disgraced Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman’s fall from his position of dominance within the borough, the issue of postal votes was brought up again. There are, as the Bangladeshi community in the Borough has shown, communities around the country where it seems a postal vote is a vote assured. I am not here…