Politics

La Derecha Dura

Ahead of this weekend’s Spanish General Election, Dr Carlos Conde Solares of Northumbria University, Newcastle, writes for The Conversation about the rise of the Vox party in recent years. Approaching an election in Spain in which a large proportion of…
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Politics

The Destruction of Freedom: Chelsea Manning, Julian Assange And The Corporate Media

By David Cromwell In 2013, US Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning was given a 35-year prison sentence after she had leaked more than 700,000 confidential US State Department and Pentagon documents, videos and diplomatic cables about the US wars in Iraq…
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Politics

Power To The PLC

By Jack Doherty These are busy times with things happening at many levels. While the superficial side of Brexit is being fought in Westminster, Brussels and living rooms up and down the country, Government Minister, Liam Fox, is busy signing…
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Politics

Indicative?

Perhaps ‘indicative’ was too strong a word to describe a series of votes taken by MPs to find an alternative Brexit strategy. After twice rejecting the government’s plan, MPs have failed to determine any alternative put to the house by…
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