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Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden And The Surveillance State, Barton Gellman hardback release

Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden And The Surveillance State, Barton Gellman hardback release

We all know that the states under which we live have pretty sophisticated spying mechanism, but few of us know the details of what...
Donald Trump in Spam form

Trump, Trump, Trump, Trump… Trump

Now that Donald Trump has been elected as the next president of the USA, it's time to look at a few of the policies...

How can we respond to the Nice attack?

It's incredibly easy to feel completely, totally and extremely futile in even contemplating how the world could respond to the Nice attack, let alone...
Sign the 2016 UK EU referendum petition to overturn the remain vote

How to overturn the 2016 UK EU referendum

With a petition to hold a second referendum standing at 3.5 million signatures at the time of writing, there's clearly a desire from a...
Youth vote 2016 UK EU referendum

Dark days for the youth of today in the 2016 UK EU referendum

Thanks to mum, dad and uncle Knobhead, the 2016 UK EU referendum has narrowly swung in the favour of the Leave campaign plunging the...

UK EU referendum 2016 – Better off together

The UK EU referendum is about to come to a head on the 23rd June 2016 and it has sparked off a series of...
Caitlin Moran, Moranifesto

Caitlin Moran, Moranifesto review

If you're lucky enough to have a surname that easily links up with the term manifesto, then you're morally obliged to condense your thoughts...
Soft drinks like Irn Bru get hit by 2016 UK budget

Our no holds barred summary of the 2016 UK budget

Scarily, George Osbourne's budget tally is now up to a whopping eight with the announcement yesterday (16/03/16) of his 2016 budget. It's easy to...
Liberte egalite fraternite

Liberté, fraternité, sorrow and resolve

We try to only write about international atrocities where we feel confident that our response offers something that hasn't already been added, and while...
Aung San Suu Kyi following the win of the 2015 Burmese elections

Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD party wins Burmese 2015 elections

The troubled political life of Aung San Suu Kyi is well documented, but in the 2015 Burmese elections she looks set to realise her...
Jeremy Corbyn, Labour leader

What next for Jeremy Corbyn

Having won the labour leadership contest on Saturday the 12th September, Jeremy Corbyn has managed to go from being nowhere in contention to the...
BBC North Korea World Service broadcast

North Korea to get BBC World Service broadcast

Tony Hall, the director general for the BBC has today (7th September 2015) set out the corporation's plans as part of negotiations with the...

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