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The Gary Lineker row and how it highlighted impartiality at the BBC

The Gary Lineker row of the weekend has seemingly cooled down. The Match of the Day pundit has been reinstated after his tweet criticising the government’s – potentially illegal- policy…

Jacinda Ardern’s resignation – an example to politicians everywhere

Jacinda Ardern’s resignation gives us much to reflect on – take note, politicians. Initially, on learning of Jacinda Ardern’s decision to resign as Prime Minister of New Zealand as a…

The Short Rant: January is the cruellest month

All the dark and cold of winter, none of the lights or joy of Christmas. An unfortunate combination of cold, damp, and dark – coupled with a barrage of resolutions,…

Dover immigration center attack

The attack on the Dover migrant centre on the 30th of October passed with suspiciously little coverage from media outlets and a reticence on behalf of the police to identify…

Just Stop Oil – Radical, disrepectful protests get the job done

The question of what makes an effective protest and what is simply detracting from the message has been raised again by two by Just Stop Oil supporters. They climbed up…

Anti-growth coalition: a sure sign that Truss is in trouble

Loud slogans, lazy generalisations, and an insistence on perpetuating divisions; an all too familiar tool wielded by desperate politicians. Liz Truss’ shiny and insubstantial new phrase does not seem to…