politics Tag

10th April 2015 Am I Right Or Left Wing?

The 7th May general election is growing near, but people in the UK are struggling to get behind any of the leaders due to the depressing fact that normal people seemingly don’t get into politics.So it’s likely to come down to which party’s wavelength you’re...

6th May 2011 AV Referendum Results Map

From light green for ‘no’ through orange for 'no, but only just’ to purple for 'yes’ That’ll be a no then… Fullscreen version here Loading…...

12th December 2010 WikiRebels – The Wikileaks Documentary

Unless you’ve lived in a cave recently (or in a country that restricts access to information!) you’ll have seen popular ‘information liberators’ Wikileaks thrust into the public eye over 'cablegate’. This fascinating Swedish documentary (it’s in English) throws some light on the site and its shadowy...

27th February 2010 Thought Shower: Is the web a democracy or a meritocracy?

After a pub conversation the other night where various parties were espousing their views on the web and its democratic nature I argued that the web isn’t democratic at all, that in fact it’s meritocratic. This seemed to hold up for about a minute before...