2017 General Election: Defending Diane, Rudd’s recounts and “strong and stable” leadership

The votes from the June 2017 General Election have been counted, and counted and recounted; the Tories have clung on to power while the Labour party surprised the nation. It caused Channel 4 journalist Jon Snow to admit that the media know nothing. They got it spectacularly wrong. The mainstream media showed a lot of…

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Youthful election turnout breathes hope into UK

The results from the June 2017 UK General Election have offered hope. Young people became more interested in politics, with 72 per cent of 18 to 34 year-olds coming out to vote, and the highlights did not stop there. I think it was inspirational to see Jeremy Corbyn campaign so well as leader of the…

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Grime behind Corbyn

Here in the UK, urban music is becoming increasingly political once again. This has been evidenced by the show of support for UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn from a range of British grime and hip hop artists, such as Akala, Low-Key and JME. Corbyn is seen by many in underprivileged areas as the man…

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Corbyn responds to London Terrorist attack

“The choice you face on 8 June is a Conservative Party which has made it clear that it will press on with another five years of austerity and cuts to essential public services to pay for even more tax handouts to the richest and the biggest corporations. Or the Labour Party, which is guaranteeing that…

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Isis strikes Manchester as UK prepares to hold a general election

During the past few weeks, public opinion has shifted notably. At the time when Theresa May called for an election, it was looking to be a certain Conservative win that would strengthen their hold on the country by giving them more seats in Parliament. But recently there has been an increase in support for Jeremy…

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