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Brexit! If You’re An Immigrant From Beyond The EU, What’s Not To Love?

5 months ago Ricardo Hylton 1
The Invisible Aliens were watching The Daily Politics from a few days ago, and was taken aback when a lady with a distinctly Jamaican accent bemoaned the UK’s exit from the European Union. We were flabbergasted. Whilst the native white British moaned and wringed their hands over the supposedly impending financial apocalypse caused by Brexit Read More

Brexit gets underway

5 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
The first day of Brexit talks began with smiles and diplomatic pleasantries about a shared determination to be “constructive”, but ended with both David Davis, the Brexit secretary and Michel Barnier, the EU chief negotiator, getting somewhat shirty. The EU’s chief negotiator said there would be “substantial” consequences from Brexit after the first round of Read More

Election called to bring stability has brought chaos

5 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
The week prior, she declined to show up for a debate, leaving the Labour leader to accost her deputy, Amber Rudd. “I would just say this to Amber: If you think this is a country at ease with itself, have you been to a food bank?” Corbyn said. “Have you seen people sleeping around our Read More

Manifesto Destiny

6 months ago Chad 0
Britain’s political parties released their election manifestos. The Conservative one contained the expected rhetoric on Brexit and also kept a pledge on to reduce net migration to under 100,000 (a target the Tories have missed since 2010) and a promise to deal with the spiraling cost of social care.   Labour’s offering, which Jeremy Corbyn, Read More

Angela Merkel steers away from U.K. and U.S.A.

6 months ago Chad 0
Europe can no longer completely rely on its longstanding British and US allies, Angela Merkel has warned – saying the EU must now be prepared to “take its fate into its own hands.”   Speaking after bruising meetings of NATO and the G7 group of wealthy nations last week, the German chancellor suggested the postwar Read More

Labour Manifesto Leaked and all Hell Broke Loose

6 months ago Chad 0
A draft of Labour’s general election manifesto was leaked last week. It included plans to nationalise parts of the energy industry and scrap tuition fees. It contains policies on nationalising railways and renewing the Trident weapons system and suggests Labour will not leave the European Union without a deal. The shadow chancellor said the leak Read More

The Repudiation of Experts in the Post-Truth Age

8 months ago Chad 0
There is no such thing as an objective truth… All facts are just interpretation… All knowledge is just someone’s narrative A Crash Course in Fact   June 24th, 2016 was a grim day in Britain’s ivory towers. Cobbled together under their lalique cactus tables, the stunned inhabitants comprising the political, financial and intellectual elite received Read More