Anyone who follows me on twitter will generally see me angrily tweeting about a fella called Seamus Milne. He’s the head of Jeremy Corbyn’s communications team, which basically means he’s responsible for all the press relations, Jeremy Corbyn’s public image, and all the clever backstage stuff. Generally, he’s being doing a shit job, which results… Continue reading Where’s Theresa? Weak and wobbly PM gets outmanoeuvred by Labour.
Being interviewed by Paxman is the political equivalent of stepping into a lion’s den. It made Miliband coin the phrase “hell yes I’m tuss enough” and it can make or break an election. I sat there, on my bed, munching away at a box of Shreddies just hoping Paxman would deliver a metaphorical right hook… Continue reading Battle for Number 10 Verdict: Paxman losing his touch as both May and Corbyn come out on top.
If you were paying attention a couple weeks ago you may have noticed that France got in a little hoo-ha about their election turnout. Only 80% of their population voted in the second round! How awful of them! If you were also paying attention around a year ago, you may have also noticed that Britain… Continue reading Stop making excuses- there is no good reason for not voting.
In their manifesto, Labour pledged to abolish tuition fees. At the flick of a wrist students across the country became devout Corbynites, hoisting their red flags and changing their phone screens to Jeremy Corbyn with a cute dog, or a cute baby, or a cute old lady-anything cute will do. Those students who didn’t join… Continue reading Pledging to abolish tuition fees may not be the best policy, but it is the best politics.
He paused for a moment and thought about the question- ‘what do the Lib Dems have that can lead them to victory?’ “I suppose there’s a whole culture to how the Liberal Democrats operate, we care about individuals, and we work hard in the community all year round, not just at election time.” Behind… Continue reading Tim Farron Interview: The ‘Lib Dem attitude’ will lead them to success.
Ending stigma isn’t enough- mental health campaigning needs to get political. So me and Prince Harry got another thing in common this last week- turns out he’s also had counselling. Woo #relatableroyals. As part of his ‘HeadsTogether’ campaign, Prince Harry made the announcement that he sought counselling after the death of his mother. The comments… Continue reading Ending stigma isn’t enough- mental health campaigning needs to get political.
Why are we capable of viewing horrific images of war zones yet still unable to have a serious conversation about the darker aspects of mental health? Flick on your news. Wait ten minutes. Make a brew. Keep watching. I guarantee that in this time you will have witnessed some horrific image of some warzone half… Continue reading Why are we capable of viewing horrific images of war zones yet still unable to have a serious conversation about the darker aspects of mental health?