Tag : politics

The end of satire? It’s no laughing matter!

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Satire has long been our only salvation from the meaningless jargon and constant u-turns of electoral politics. It’s easy to criticise politicians’ often unfathomable actions but it’s even easier to laugh at David Cameron drawn with a condom for a head. Haha! A condom! The passive activism of the masses, … Read More

Fashion and the First Lady

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Off the back of Trump’s inauguration and the subsequent departure of the Obama’s from The White House, we could be forgiven for thinking that the release of blockbuster film Jackie, starring Natalie Portman, was timed to fuel political outrage further. The film chronicles the life of Jackie Kennedy during her time as … Read More

Hammond convinces only child, Brexit, that it’s the taking part that counts.

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Bradley discusses the loss of GDP after Brexit. Article may contain traces of satire.  After receiving nothing but a prize for participation on sports day, 9 year old Brexit was reportedly reassured on Sunday that it’s the taking part that counts. According to insider-sources, little Brexit was unable to find … Read More

Back to the future of fascism

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‘The deeply disillusioned, those intellectually apathetic to neo-liberal conservatism amongst us.’ Maybe not what one would expect when uncovering the core values of those promoting America’s revamped, yet still racist, alternative right. People’s fears, frustrations and anger are certainly at the forefront of far right-wing populist movements across the Western … Read More

Let’s not blacklist Blair

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It is easy to criticise Tony Blair. His depiction as a war-monger in both the left-wing and right-wing media was only amplified following the Chilcot report’s damning conclusions. An academic study in 2013 estimated the number of war-related deaths in Iraq to be nearly half a million. The idea of … Read More

The legacy of Castro: icon and image

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Fidel Castro is dead and already the world feels a little duller because of it. Whether Castro was a good man is now a moot point. Let the historians argue about that, if they so desire. Whether he was a great man is a question that is far more worth … Read More

Run to the Hil!

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On news of the death of Fidel Castro, Jeremy Corbyn called the dead dictator a “champion of social justice” who had a huge impact on socialism. What is going on in the Labour party? Is Corbyn some naff student politician who lacks any grasp on reality in praising a brutal … Read More

Racism towards FLOTUS cannot be ignored

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‘This is not something that we can ignore. It’s not something that we can just sweep under the rug.’ Just a few weeks ago, Michelle Obama stood in front of an audience comprised of hundreds of her advocates, publicly speaking out against sexist, disturbing comments that Donald Trump had allegedly … Read More

The secret health service

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Earlier this week, the Great British populous were made aware that their representatives in government – those allegedly protecting their interests and standards of living – have attempted, disgustingly, to deceive them by trying to keep secret cuts to the National Health Service (NHS), arguably Britain’s most treasured and long-lasting … Read More

The global rise of the alt-right

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Don’t think that Trump and Brexit are isolated examples of a dramatic push to the extreme-right of politics. This is a trend spreading aggressively over the whole of Europe and nothing shows this more clearly than the rise of a new group: the Alt-Right. The Alt-Right is a difficult group … Read More