Tag Archives: David Cameron

How fringe parties have changed British politics

British politics is witnessing a surge in the relevance of minor political parties. UKIP have gained two elected MPs. The SNP are threatening to hold the balance of power in the 2015 Election. David Cameron has proposed a seven-way TV debate between the leaders of Labour, the Lib Dems, UKIP, the Green Party, the SNP […]

The Olympic Closet

In a move combining hatred for certain peoples inborn nature with the social conservative values of the Russian Orthodox Church, President Vladimir Putin recently signed a bill on “propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations among minors”. This regressive law criminalizes public expression of support for “nontraditional” relationships, and could lead to heavy fines for any Russian […]

Outlining the Case Against Monarchy

There are times in the life of a Republican when it feels as if one is eternally damned to serve as a member of the opposition. Towards the end of 2012, we were reminded all too often of the family that rules over us. It felt that with the Diamond Jubilee and the royal wedding […]