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The PM Isn’t Giving A Running Commentary on Brexit Talks. But Don’t Be Outraged.
6 min read, Policy

The PM Isn’t Giving A Running Commentary on Brexit Talks. But Don’t Be Outraged.

“Brexit negotiations will be kept SECRET” the Express headline shouts as if this were news. A month ago, Brexit Secretary, David Davis, insisted that full transparency on the talks in progress is not in the country’s best interests. “Clearly there is a need for Parliament to be informed without giving away our negotiating position. I…

Who Needs Facts When You Can Convince People With Emotion
Bad Behaviour, Uncategorized

Who Needs Facts When You Can Convince People With Emotion

We are living in a time of Post-Truth Politics. Ours has become a political culture where facts are of secondary importance to so-called ‘gut feeling’. Impassioned speeches appeal to emotion regardless of policy, talking points are consistently repeated despite being proven untrue and/or misleading, and any fact checking is evidence of snobbery or bias. In…

Multiculturalism in Crisis: Why It‘s More Relevant Now than Ever
Free Speech, Perspective, Uncategorized

Multiculturalism in Crisis: Why It‘s More Relevant Now than Ever

Multiculturalism in Crisis? We’re pretty multicultural now, right? It is certainly something which is championed in the developed world. Many people with different skills and interpretations, are undoubtedly what makes some of the most developed nations in the world, the countries they are today. Furthermore, borders have been steadily dissolving, and we are more connected…

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