A Grand Farewell to Boris Johnson

At long last, the seemingly inevitable yet always impossibly elusive has finally occurred. Boris Johnson has tendered his resignation as Prime Minister. Sort of.   How long he hopes to cling on (and precisely why, at this stage) is a mystery known only to him, but his last departure is surely imminent. All that remains... Continue Reading →

Creeping towards Authoritarianism

We’re continuing to witness unnerving developments in this current Conservative government. The blatant yet brash creeping towards authoritarianism has most recently manifested in a proposed bill to silence open journalism. Obsessing over crushing a public voice, the most overt assault against democracy in the UK has now been issued. The incremental stages can be mapped... Continue Reading →

Lockdown: Is the cure worse than the disease?

No one should doubt that COVID-19 has been utterly devastating. It has ravaged populations and wrecked an entire generation. But this question relates to the wider impact of lockdown, supposed cure for the disease. Has it instead worsened the outcomes of a pandemic it was designed to mitigate? Evidently, we were ill-equipped to manage the... Continue Reading →

What is going on?

Suggesting that 2020 has been a surreal year is a colossal understatement. With absolutely certainty, I doubt anyone could have envisaged the scenes this year has gifted us. And still, it refuses to relent even in the final months. The ramifications will echo deep into this decade, if not the remainder of this century. Whilst... Continue Reading →

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