Category: Politics

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Political propaganda is appearing in YouTube adverts

The rise of overtly political YouTube ads raises many ethical questions about the neutrality of social media platforms.
Recently, I was about to watch a commentary video on YouTube by a creator called WildSpartanz. The advert that rolled before this video was a piece of Turkish state-sponsored propaganda so clumsy I had to check I had not in fact slipped into a parallel universe where cack-handed whataboutism was considered valid political discourse. Read more...

The Corbyn spy story reveals the rank hypocrisy of the British press

In a shocking turn of events that would surprise Nostradamus, the right wing tabloid press has been having a bit of a field day with what seems to be a non-story about Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

With the subtlety of a sledgehammer, the Mail and their ilk have been driving home the message that Jeremy Corbyn is a communist spy – or at least was, during the latter-end of the Cold War. Read more...

What Are Your Trump Predictions for 2018?

Donald Trump is unhinged, to say the least. With that in mind, here are some predictions for what could be in store for the President and his family in 2018.

Mass-tweeting and binge-eating his retirement days away in the Oval Office (or the golf course), it’s clear from his increasingly irate outbursts that Trump is not the most stable character. Read more...

Reclaiming the climate change narrative from the corporate world

While the participation of corporations in climate action is welcomed, they have often prevented the many activists, NGOs and indigenous groups fighting climate injustice from being heard on the biggest stage.
Aside from some particularly difficult individuals, countries, and corporate donors, most of us seem to have settled on the consensus that climate change is real, manmade, and getting worse. Read more...

Traitorous Tories Carry On As Usual

This week, the Tory party has taught us that astounding and public displays of incompetence are no longer grounds for dismissal.
It’s amazing how things can change so drastically in such a short period of time. Berlin in 1989 versus 1990; Caitlyn Jenner going from an inconsiderate, selfish murderer to an inconsiderate, selfish, murderer with a vagina, and now we’re here in 2017, where it seems you literally cannot be replaced as Prime Minister even when your leadership makes Jim Jones look like a paragon of healthy management. Read more...