May and Foster meet as part of negotiations. Photo from BBC news. Just under a month ago, I wrote a piece commentating on the major parties for the recent General Election. Within that article I mentioned that “Northern Ireland, I’ll perhaps write on our political parties once we actually stop messing about and form a … More The DUP: what they stand for and why we should be worried.
June 23rd 2016, I sat at my friend’s house in the US, watching the referendum results unfold. The six pack of watery Bud lite didn’t last me too long that night, without saying much on what I though of the results. Since then we have seen seen Theresa May take the reigns over as Prime … More Who should you vote for? A quick guide to the 2017 snap election! (Part 1/2)
In a post-Brexit world, one thing is clear: voting makes a difference. Last summer’s shock result, with the majority of the British population voting to leave the EU, was only the start of a tumultuous 2016. In November, Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, again leaving rational thinkers dumbfounded. However, the message … More The Importance of Voting
It was the election result that no-one saw coming. Or did they? It has been a week since Donald Trump was elected President of the United States *shudders* and ever since, the Internet has latched onto any tell-tale signs of the surprise election result. So who really predicted the former Apprentice star would one day … More Who Predicted Trump First?
Hannah Burgess The refugee crisis burst onto our TV screens and filled all manner of journalistic publication over the summer but has received far less attention over the past few weeks. This is not to say that because we don’t see these images daily that problem doesn’t still exist. This is an ever evolving issue. … More Uncharted Territory
Paul Baird Some of the most well-known names in British politics have walked through the doors of Glasgow University Union and cut their teeth on the floor of the Union’s Debating Chamber. Charles Kennedy is one of those names. His tragic death on the 1st of June came as a tremendous shock to us all … More Charles Kennedy and Glasgow University Union
Hannah Burgess As we approach May, exams loom for students, as they do every year, however on the 7th May 2015 we all face a much bigger question than the ones in front of us in the examination halls. Who will form the next government of the United Kingdom? I don’t know about you but … More Opinion: I’m fed up with this Election