Politics

A Brief Summary of the Women’s Equality Party

Here at The Nopebook, we believe firmly in educating people about politics so that they can make free and informed political choices. This post is part of our Politics 101 series, where we aim to equip people with the information they need to make sound political decisions. — The Women’s Equality …

A Brief Summary of UKIP

Here at The Nopebook, we believe firmly in educating people about politics so that they can make free and informed political choices. This post is part of our Politics 101 series, where we aim to equip people with the information they need to make sound political decisions. — The UK Independence …

Jacob Rees-Mogg is Not a Traditionalist, He’s a Bigot

Trigger Warning: Mentions of abortion and rape. — Although Theresa May remains steadfast in her determination to remain at the top of the Conservative Party, her own party and onlookers are starting to pile on the pressure. In fact, 50% of party members want Theresa May out before the next …

Tackling the Bloody Issue of Period Poverty

Period poverty–when people in poverty are unable to afford sanitary products like pads and tampons–is on the rise. Indeed, anyone who has donated to a food bank or homeless shelter will know that sanitary products are always warmly welcomed. This is not surprising, given that women, non-binary, and trans people …

Labour Has a Problem with Women

Kezia Dugdale’s resignation as leader of Scottish Labour Leader highlights a stark and worrying problem that still haunts the Labour Party: a problem with women in positions of power. The Conservatives are quick to highlight that they have had two female leaders–and rightly so. And whilst a female leader hardly …

A Brief Summary of the Green Party

Here at The Nopebook, we believe firmly in educating people about politics so that they can make free and informed political choices. This post is part of our Politics 101 series, where we aim to equip people with the information they need to make sound political decisions. — The Green Party …

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Student Finance?

This year on A-Level results day, few students would have been immediately aware that the Department of Education confirmed the increase in interest on student loans to 6.1% from this autumn, or the long-term consequences of this. With all the joy, heartache, and fear, the shadow of student finance would have …

Everything in Politics is a Distraction

Yesterday, the media was all-a-kerfuffle with the resurgence of #Traingate and whether or not Jeremy Corbyn lied about being on an overcrowded train last year (for the record, he didn’t, because that would be a f*cking weird thing to lie about.) A few days ago, MPs across Britain publicly mourned …

A Brief Summary of the Liberal Democrats

Here at The Nopebook, we believe firmly in educating people about politics so that they can make free and informed political choices. This post is part of our Politics 101 series, where we aim to equip people with the information they need to make sound political decisions. — The Liberal Democrats …

Theresa May Refuses to Condemn Donald Trump… Again

The UK and the US have always had a special relationship. By which I mean the UK has a nasty habit of bowing down to the US and blindly following them into unjust wars. You’d have thought, however, that when Donald Trump rose to power the UK would have said enough …