Headline Blues: The Pied Piper of Hate

In a ‘post-factual'(or ‘alternative’ factual?) era, it’s hardly surprising that the Supreme Court’s ruling that the government cannot trigger Article 50 without the authorisation of Parliament has been met with scathing reviews from the UK’s top newspapers. The question of whether newspapers influence their readers’ opinions or vice versa is a moot point, but I’m finding it increasingly… Continue reading Headline Blues: The Pied Piper of Hate

Brexit Appeal Hearing 4 Dummyz

As we approach the festive season, I realised that I haven’t stocked up on conversational ammunition yet. With a year like 2016, I will do whatever I can not to talk about the US Election; including talking about the other sad elephant, Brexit. This week the Supreme Court will hear the government’s appeal of the… Continue reading Brexit Appeal Hearing 4 Dummyz