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Austerity has created the perfect fertile compost for populism and nationalism to flourish.

With each passing day, the world is becoming more dangerous. Populism, nationalism, extremism and fascism are arising from the ashes of WW2 as, like the phoenix, they seem to regenerate cyclically. Since the 1970s, progressives, liberals and moderates alike have slowly allowed for a political void to grow underneath their feet. A heap of social issues such as pensions, unemployment, security and healthcare have been left to rot for decades on the political field because of tough economic condi

Brexit. Six blind men and the elephant in the room.

In the ancient Buddhist story, a group of blind monks, who had never come across an elephant before, learn and conceptualize what the elephant is like by touching it. Each blind man feels a different part of the elephant body, then describe the elephant based on their partial experience and their descriptions are in complete disagreement on what an elephant is. Brexit. Six blind men and the elephant in the room. A group of narrow-minded right-wing politicians heard that a strange animal, calle

Thousands in the streets to save the NHS.

Thousands of NHS workers and protesters joined the ‘NHS in Crisis, Fix It Now!’ demonstration this Saturday in the streets of London and gatherings at hospitals around the country. Although, had you been browsing the BBC website this afternoon, you would have struggled to know that anything important was happening in Central London or anywhere else. Indeed, the coverage of the march was not relayed by most ‘mainstream media’ websites until very late in the afternoon, whilst thousands of people did express peacefully their anger over what they see as the threat of a slow privatisation of the NHS by Theresa May’s Conservative government.

Thousands in the streets to save the NHS.

Thousands of NHS workers and protesters joined the ‘NHS in Crisis, Fix It Now!’ demonstration this Saturday in the streets of London and gatherings at hospitals around the country. Although, had you been browsing the BBC website this afternoon, you would have struggled to know that anything important was happening in Central London or anywhere else. Indeed, the coverage of the march was not relayed by most ‘mainstream media’ websites until very late in the afternoon, whilst thousands of people did express peacefully their anger over what they see as the threat of a slow privatisation of the NHS by Theresa May’s Conservative government.
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