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Brexit Marches On

Brexit Marches On

Kyle Scott Pirie June 17, 2017 0

On June 8, Jeremy Corbyn pulled off one of the greatest upsets in British politics and due to his success the future of Brexit is in doubt. May’s vision of a “hard Brexit” is

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The Problem with The Conservative Party

The Problem with The Conservative Party

Kyle Scott Pirie May 17, 2017 1

On Tuesday, the Labour Party officially launched their manifesto and it was just as radical as the leaks initially suggested. Some of their pledges include; scrapping tuition fees, nationalising several services (the mail, energy,

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Why Emmanuel Macron is Blair 2.0

Why Emmanuel Macron is Blair 2.0

Kyle Scott Pirie May 9, 2017 0

France’s new president, Emmanuel Macron, has reinvigorated French politics by winning the presidency under the banner of a party that is only a year old. Despite this, few would describe him as an outsider.

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Missed Opportunities – A Liberal Democrat Story

Missed Opportunities – A Liberal Democrat Story

Kyle Scott Pirie April 16, 2017 0

Back in 2010 the Liberal Democrats were the ‘cool’ party. Young people were excited about them. They were the kingmakers. These days, all that feels like a lifetime ago, especially given the current state

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Who is in the “Brexit Club”?

Who is in the “Brexit Club”?

Kyle Scott Pirie March 29, 2017 0

Nine months have passed since the Brexit vote and now it finally begins. However, the UK has never been in such disarray. In the last few months, the Government has asked for unity; they

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George Osborne – A Jack Of All Trades

George Osborne – A Jack Of All Trades

Kyle Scott Pirie March 23, 2017 0

George Osborne’s latest antics have led him back into the political spotlight for all the wrong reasons. The former chancellor has decided to “cash in” after leaving the government frontbenches and has been taking

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Does Boris Johnson get the respect he deserves?

Does Boris Johnson get the respect he deserves?

Kyle Scott Pirie March 19, 2017 0

In short, no, he doesn’t. The foreign secretary simply does not get the respect he deserves not only from MPs but also by the public. However, Mr. Johnson does not help himself by playing

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The Rise of the Far Right in Europe

The Rise of the Far Right in Europe

Kyle Scott Pirie March 9, 2017 1

Imagine being told a year ago that the UK would vote for Brexit, Donald Trump would be President of the United States and that far right parties would be favourites in elections across Europe.

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Are Universities Promoting a ‘Safe Space’ by Undermining Free Speech?

Are Universities Promoting a ‘Safe Space’ by Undermining Free Speech?

Kyle Scott Pirie March 7, 2017 0

If you have a Twitter account and have any interest in politics, it is very likely that you saw the story of Lincoln University and their Student Union. For those unfamiliar, it started when

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The Rumble in the UKIP Jungle – Team Farage or Team Carswell?

The Rumble in the UKIP Jungle – Team Farage or Team Carswell?

Kyle Scott Pirie March 3, 2017 1

After the recent by-elections in Stoke and Copeland, you would think that it is the Labour party that would be ripping itself apart. They lost a seat to the Tories, the first gain for

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