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How Neoliberalism has Sowed the Seeds of a Nationalist Revival

Prior to COVID-19 political nationalism had enjoyed growing support. Its popularity is likely to remain into the aftermath of this pandemic as democracies decide who should pay for the vast amounts of money that have been spent to keep economies from completely collapsing. understanding the consequences and causes of nationalism remain as important as ever. […]

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The Labour Party and the Iron Cage of Electoral Realism

The iron cage of electoral reason traps us all. The bird inside sees only the space of the cage, there is the appearance of ample room to move, but flying is not an option. The bird inside thinks it is flying when it jumps around, but it has never experienced flight, so the concept does […]

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The Race Card in The UK

The black story is one of the most denied stories within the UK. Us British people have created this narrative that racism does not exist in the UK, that we live in some multi-cultural utopia. But this narrative has been created by the dominator whilst the dominated have their stories scrutinised at every step, or […]

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The People’s Pandemic? Coronavirus and WWII Narratives

Britain as a country is obsessed with the Second World War. It lends itself to a narrative of the nation being a strong force for good in the world, sitting awkwardly between centuries of colonial atrocity beforehand and the decline of global power afterwards. Whether it was the Falklands War, the 2008 financial crisis or the prospect of a disastrous Brexit, time and […]

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Government Conceals The Truth of Coronavirus Death Toll

Damning figures released by the Office for National statistics have revealed that the Coronavirus death toll up to April 10 was 41 per cent higher than the numbers touted in the government’s daily press conferences. The stats, which include those who died outside of hospital, are a damning indictment of the campaign by Boris and […]

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Coronavirus Lockdown Will Leave a More Narcissistic Society

As Boris Johnson has extended the lockdown for a further three weeks, nobody wishes to come to terms with the fact that this shutdown will continue, in some form, for the foreseeable future. This is a paradigm-shifting event that will cause a profound change in the psychology of our society. Fundamentally, what we will value […]

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Labour Party and Its Discontents: Time for Exodus

Corruption, racism, backstabbing, red scare and communist hunting reminiscing the executions ordered by the German Social Democratic Party to purge communists and their leaders in 1919, only this time with sinister political character assassinations by feeding Corbyn and Abbott to the right wing Media-Freikorps and cartel like cover-up operations to undermine the voice of the […]

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In The Post-Coronavirus Landscape, The Left Must Take The Opportunity to Build a Better World

That we are living through strange times has become the cliché of our day. Across much of the world, whole nations are in lockdown in an attempt to stop the spread of Coronavirus. This represents a total transformation in the circumstances we began the 2020s on just a few months ago, and there is increasing […]

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‘Recognition? That’ll Do it!’

In times of crisis, the response is the most important form of action. Sometimes situations can be made worse, with smaller, internal problems arising as a result. The response also tells you a lot about the values and the logic of individuals and the society as a whole. People stockpile toilet roll, the police demonstrate […]

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Austerity Britain and Coronavirus: Never Again

The coronavirus pandemic has wrought havoc across all aspects of public and private life. The emergence of the virus has highlighted the fragility of our so-called ‘welfare state’. Over the last decade, the flawed policy of austerity and its tendency to short-term monetary efficiency over long-term security, has created serious gaps in the government’s ability […]