• The Democrats: Do We REALLY Need A New Anti-Brexit Centre Party?

    The Democrats: Do We REALLY Need A New Anti-Brexit Centre Party?0

    There have been constant rumblings of a fundamental realignment in UK politics, particularly since Jeremy Corbyn became Labour leader and the Brexit referendum put the UK on the road to leaving the EU. The current champion of a ‘new way’ is James Chapman, formerly chief of staff to David ‘Brexit Bulldog’ Davis. This realisation seems to have come

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  • Has online media DOOMED all of humanity?

    Has online media DOOMED all of humanity?0

    From ‘Fake News’ in Trump’s America, the exclusion of experts in Brexit Britain and Russian propaganda, the media battle lines in a war on opinion, have been drawn.  Within our social media bubbles, and in the comment sections of our favourite publications, dissent is not encouraged, sometimes it’s not even permitted. We are, it could

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  • Has the centre DOOMED all of humanity?

    Has the centre DOOMED all of humanity?2

    If I wanted to generalise massively I could suggest that politics in the western, English speaking world is starkly divided: From Trump’s America to Brexit Britain and even on important social issues in Australia and Canada battle lines have been drawn. Dissent is not permitted. We are, it could be said, more divided than ever before.

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  • Manchester – Angel Investors and Devil Developers

    Manchester – Angel Investors and Devil Developers0

    Cranes and new builds are dominating Manchester’s skyline. But is the city bulldozing its soul? The redevelopment of Manchester is coming on at a pace. It often feels like if you go away for a week and a new block has sprung up or a much landmark has been razed to the ground. Everyone who

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  • Cryptocurrency is making change.

    Cryptocurrency is making change.1

    2017 seems to have become the year where money really started to change. The foundations of this change have been laid over the last few yeas, we’ve seen people become more and more comfortable with non-cash transactions. That is starting to accelerate. This shift really kicked off with the move to cards and electronic transfers, solidified

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  • We Tried Mass Surveillance. It Failed.

    We Tried Mass Surveillance. It Failed.1

    Ever since the election, the government has been promising new laws on surveillance powers. Finally the draft bill has been presented, and it has a truly staggering scope. It would allow the state to hack citizens and businesses here and abroad, intercept data in bulk, and force the keeping of all UK citizens’ communications information

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