On Saturday, the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was celebrated with international Human Rights Day. It is day where we are called upon to “…reaffirm our common humanity. Wherever we are, we can make a real difference.” In keeping with that, I want to talk about the human right to property. The […]

Nothing is real. I think a lot of us feel that this is close to the truth right now, waking up each day hoping that it was all a dream. Brexit didn’t happen. Trump didn’t win. Two men of the people didn’t have their picture taken in front of a dictator-esque golden door. But each […]

Some facts. Some have predicted that the UK will have a shortfall of 3.1 million workers by 2050. More widely, to continue growth at current levels, Europe will need to take in 80 million migrants by 2050. Despite this, European countries have increased the difficulty of inward migration. The increased border controls have still not […]

The Casey Review, a major report on integration within the UK, has found that successive governments have failed to keep up with the scale of immigration, allowing some communities to become increasingly divided. Although finding that, as a nation, the UK is becoming more integrated and more at ease with integration, there are pockets of […]

The Liberal Democrats have overturned Zac Goldsmith’s majority of 23,000, winning the Richmond byelection my 1,872 votes. This was a stunning victory where they were able to turn the byelection into a vote on Brexit. Richmond voted massively in favour of Remain, and the Lib Dems played to this. In addition, the Labour candidate lost […]

The death of Fidel Castro has sparked and supercharged the debate about whether or not he was in fact a bastard. Those who think he was a bastard point to his human rights abuses, especially his treatment of gays, his propensity to lock up political opponents and his distaste for elections. Those who think he […]

At the end of the year, the Snooper’s Charter will enter into law in the UK. This will make your web history available to almost fifty different police forces and government departments, force internet service providers to keep a record of all websites you visit for up to a year, oblige companies to decrypt data […]