OT Genesis claims that he’s “in love with the Coco” – but it’s not just him, many people are, and it’s not just coco. Long has it been since the ‘hippy’ movement of the 60s and 70s which emerged as a counterculture movement rejecting the mores of mainstream American life, but the question of drug … Continue reading Yo, Mr White – Should Drugs Be Legalised?
Would it be appropriate for Miliband to circle Cameron, making chicken noises as excuse after excuse emanates against the TV debate schedule? Probably not given he is running to lead the country, but the broadcasters still face a continuous struggle to get Mr Cameron on board with the current debate regime as last week the … Continue reading Lights, Cameron, Action!
One more time, into the fray, the immigration issue has emerged – you knew it was only a matter of time. This phase however, ignites a triple threat as Nigel Farage has thrown his hat into the ring, re-iterating that UKIP would cut the numbers allowed into the UK to work, but he could not … Continue reading Immigration – Farage on Fire!
Members of Parliament are elected to represent the people of their constituencies, but the debate as to whether they should be able to take external jobs whilst holding their seat has come to the forefront of attention in recent weeks. Former Foreign Secretaries Jack Straw and Sir Malcolm Rifkind were secretly filmed offering their services … Continue reading So, Have I Got The (Second) Job?
It’s hotting up, and the two major party leaders are gearing up for the Election showdown, as this week contention has emerged over youth employability for the future. As evident in a number of policy considerations, the Conservatives are determined to crack down on welfare benefits – and the youth is no exception. Prime Minister … Continue reading Conservatives vs Labour – Youth Employability
Before I’m accused of using any profanities, check that word again – yes, its fracking. This is the process of drilling down into the earth and injecting a high-pressure fluid into the rock which exposes the gas inside. Drilling companies have exclaimed that trillions of cubic feet of shale gas may be recoverable from underneath … Continue reading Are You Fracking Serious?
In life, there are just some things one cannot resolve simply by listening to Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off”. For the EU, the economic headache conjured by the election of a radical left-wing party, Syriza, is one of those things. Demanding an end to Greece's painful austerity measures, threatening renewed turmoil in global markets and … Continue reading GREECE ELECTION: Syriza-phrenia in Europe
A few years ago, a dear friend told me about how he’d met the girl of his dreams at a nightclub. They boogied, then woogied. After exchanging drinks, numbers, and addresses, the lady whispered in his ear, "I want you to make me feel dirty and degraded." Naturally, he took her shopping in his local … Continue reading Al-di Cheap Prices Are Insane-bury’s
Having previously pledged to do ‘whatever it takes’ to save the euro, it would appear a vacation or some quiet time for Mario Draghi would've sufficed. The President of the European Central Bank (ECB) caused the euro to fall 0.4% to $1.2034 following comments which suggested the bank could start quantitative easing soon. Mrs Draghi … Continue reading EURO VALUE DECREASE: Mario in Drag-hi
Shrouded with scepticism and uncertainty, the Sony hacks are the latest instalment in an everlasting feud between the US and North Korea. Beginning on November 24th, Sony Pictures Entertainment went into meltdown quicker than your Christmas snowmen with the first signs of New Year sun after their systems were infiltrated by a group known as … Continue reading Sony Hacks