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The NUS is a Failure

The NUS is a Failure

Richard Elliott April 9, 2014 8

On matters of politics, function and relevance, the National Union of Students fails at every hurdle The last few days has played out what is obviously the most important date in every British student’s

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Will There Be Violence If Ukraine is Split Up?

Will There Be Violence If Ukraine is Split Up?

Richard Elliott February 25, 2014 1

The threat of separatism in Ukraine has become all the more palpable following the overthrow of Ukraine’s newly deposed leader, Viktor Yanukovych. A country with an array of  pre-existing tensions based upon ethnicity, culture

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The Obscene Injustice of the Kelly Thomas Case

Richard Elliott January 16, 2014 0

Many of you may already be aware of the tragic case of Kelly Thomas, a homeless schizophrenic man whose death following a violent altercation with Orange County police officers in July 2011 shocked the

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Rand Paul To Sue The NSA

Rand Paul To Sue The NSA

Richard Elliott January 4, 2014 0

And he might just win Early this morning GMT/late last night Stateside, libertarian favourite and Republican Senator Rand Paul announced his intention to sue the NSA as a result of the leaked information in

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We’re all Right-Wingers now; but we won’t admit it

We’re all Right-Wingers now; but we won’t admit it

Richard Elliott December 16, 2013 0

When the late Margaret Thatcher died earlier this year, one of the first public statements made by Prime Minister David Cameron included the contribution that “we are all Thatcherites now”. This statement was met with

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Energy Price Freezes Have Nothing To Do With Labour’s Rash Rhetoric

Energy Price Freezes Have Nothing To Do With Labour’s Rash Rhetoric

Richard Elliott December 2, 2013 1

This morning, NPower, one of the now infamous ‘big six’ energy companies at work in Britain, announced that it would not be raising its bill prices until Spring 2015. To add to that, British

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Oi, Big Government! Leave Wonga ‘A-loan’!

Oi, Big Government! Leave Wonga ‘A-loan’!

Richard Elliott November 26, 2013 3

Richard Elliott defends payday lenders from the spectre of big government regulation. This Monday, Britain was informed of the first plans by the government to introduce new regulations to cap the interest rates of

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Milliband Shouldn’t Worry About Energy Bills: The Taxpayer Pays His, After All

Milliband Shouldn’t Worry About Energy Bills: The Taxpayer Pays His, After All

Richard Elliott November 4, 2013 2

  Over the weekend, several of the biggest newspapers in Britain reported the scandal of the MPs who claim, as a collective, over £200,000 of taxpayer’s money for energy bills in their homes. The

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Forget What Amnesty International Says – Drone Use is Moral

Forget What Amnesty International Says – Drone Use is Moral

Richard Elliott October 23, 2013 0

A report by Amnesty International regarding the use by the US Government of unmanned aerial vehicles, more commonly referred to as drones. The report, bearing the title ‘Will I Be Next? US Drone Strikes

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Tommy Robinson is Gone: Now the Grown-Up Debate Can Begin

Tommy Robinson is Gone: Now the Grown-Up Debate Can Begin

Richard Elliott October 8, 2013 0

Richard Elliott interprets Tommy Robinson’s departure from the EDL as a chance to intelligently discuss radical Islam. Tommy Robinson, the public face of the English Defence League since its inception in 2009, has stepped

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