Is it possible to forget those Russian boys, Those lads for whom the factory was like a home?.. In their fathers’ old caps and threadbare jackets The boys entered the year 1917… The canons are pointed at their chests and the wind is roaring at their backs… Thus, the year 1917 met the boys. The…Read More Soviet Union
The BBC is the most important cultural institution we have in this country after Boy Better Know but the problem i, is that it has slipped from those lofty standards to which we hold it. So instead of being an impartial broadcaster, holding all politicians to account, and giving them an equally hard time their…Read More Ash Sarkar on the Fake News Election 🤥
[MUSIC PLAYING] LAURA HUGHES: We’ve come to Northern Ireland to look at the impacts of Brexit and the upcoming general election on the region. Behind me is the Peace Wall, a symbol of the troubles that this part of the UK has faced for years. Well be talking to those fighting on both sides of…Read More What the UK general election means for Northern Ireland | FT
What Conservative governments always do is look after the very richest within our society. They’ve done very, very well in the years of austerity, while it’s communities all over the country that have paid for it with closed libraries, closed swimming pools, out of reach, pricing on sports facilities, lack of housing, increased stress, increased…Read More Austerity, racism, the NHS and Brexit: Corbyn and Johnson clash in BBC debate
Hey Michael, we haven’t had a new video in ages… What’s going on!? (M) Quick Alex, there’s only a week until polling day! We have to decide how we’re going to vote! (A) How should we do that? Should we do one of those political compass quizzes? No Alex! They’re biased! The manifestos, we need…Read More Inside the Manifestos (Elections, Generally)
Almost all the Conservative Party’s money comes from private donors and lots of it comes from the super wealthy Here at openDemocracy we revealed recently that the Conservative Party gets over £130 million from this tiny group of donors called The Leaders Group So what do they get for their money? Well we don’t actually…Read More EXPOSED: The Secret Elite Group Worth £50 Billion Funding the Tory Party | Peter Geoghegan
[Boris Johnson:] I’ve just been to see Her Majesty the Queen earlier on and she agreed to dissolve Parliament for an election. [Jeremy Corbyn:] Labour’s manifesto is a manifesto for hope. [Reporter:] Democrats face an agonising choice in 2020: who can win, who can muster enough energy and enthusiasm to get out the vote and…Read More When Video Essays Aren’t Enough: Theory, Praxis, Elections | Tom Nicholas
Political parties are split up into two broad groups: left wing, and right wing. These terms originally come from 18th century France, where the revolutionaries would sit to the left of the king in parliament, and the monarchists to the right, but in modern times has come to refer to the split between those on…Read More What is the Left Wing and the Right Wing?