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What the Left Need to do to Win People Back

What the Left Need to do to Win People Back

Joey Simnett November 25, 2015 0

The Labour Party, and the Left in general, are splashing around in the great pool of self-indulgency. Whilst nobody thought that Labour would be full steam ahead with the divisive Corbyn in charge, it

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“The Simpsons” Shows A Classic Example Of Crony Capitalism In Action

“The Simpsons” Shows A Classic Example Of Crony Capitalism In Action

Joey Simnett October 12, 2015 1

Modern mainstream entertainment media is no alien to political satire and social commentary; aside from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone who are renowned Libertarians it’s predominantly left liberal. The start of

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Why Are We Still Barring Artists Like It’s Legitimate – It’s An Absolute Farce

Why Are We Still Barring Artists Like It’s Legitimate – It’s An Absolute Farce

Joey Simnett October 2, 2015 0

There seems to be a repeating theme that, every couple of years, we get a new rationalisation by our saviours the government as to why we can’t do certain things that don’t immediately affect

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In Defence Of Martin Shkreli

In Defence Of Martin Shkreli

Joey Simnett September 25, 2015 0

Martin Shkreli is currently one of the most hated men on the internet. The founder and CEO of Turing phamaceuticals has faced public criticism over his decision to raise the retail price of Daraprim

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Corbyn Appoints An Absolute Madman as Shadow Chancellor

Corbyn Appoints An Absolute Madman as Shadow Chancellor

Joey Simnett September 14, 2015 3

Since winning the Labour leadership nomination, Jeremy Corbyn has started announcing his appointments to his Shadow Cabinet. Most notable of these is Hayes MP John McDonnell as Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer. This is

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4 Ways Corbyn’s Leadership Could Change The Parties

4 Ways Corbyn’s Leadership Could Change The Parties

Joey Simnett September 12, 2015 0

Rebellious left wing MP Jeremy Corbyn has just been voted in as the leader of the Labour Party. Corbyn managed to nab 59.5% of the vote in just the first round, with Burnham, Cooper

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Former UKIP Candidate Blames Child Migrant Death On Greed

Former UKIP Candidate Blames Child Migrant Death On Greed

Joey Simnett September 3, 2015 1

Peter Bucklitsch, failed UKIP parlimentary candidate for Wimbledon and former Lib Dem and Tory (what?), prompted outrage on social media this afternoon after claiming that the infamous photo of drowned Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi was

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Nem, köszönöm – Hungary Uses Unemployed For State Project

Nem, köszönöm – Hungary Uses Unemployed For State Project

Joey Simnett August 28, 2015 0

Where there’s a will there’s a wall. It’s recently been reported that Hungary has been building a 175km fence across its southern border to keep out asylum seekers, notably from Syria and Afghanistan. The

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All Aboard the (Gender Segregated) Crazy Train

All Aboard the (Gender Segregated) Crazy Train

Joey Simnett August 26, 2015 0

Did I mention we’re having a Corbyn-bashing week at the Backbencher? It’s too good to resist; the latest hilarity to come out as a legitimate viewpoint by the man himself is that he would

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Cap it, Dairy Farmers – You Don’t Deserve Any Extra

Cap it, Dairy Farmers – You Don’t Deserve Any Extra

Joey Simnett August 17, 2015 0

Recently, farmers have been protesting that supermarket chains have been purchasing their milk for “below production cost” (notably Tesco, which has now apparently switched its main controversy from horses to cows, the old troublemaker). This

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