politics

It’s Time to Celebrate the Rich Beauty of Africa

“Africa is not a country, it’s a continent!” This is a comment that has been echoed over and over again across the world, however, we continue to refer to Africa as one whole country. Despite this sounding like a primary school Geography lesson, this is one class that millions across …

Budget 2017: What You Need to Know

Forget Thanksgiving, forget Black Friday — hell, forget Christmas. Today — the 22nd November — was the best day of the year (for politics nerds) because our Right Dishonourable friend, Philip Hammond, delivered his second Budget as Chancellor. At least, I think he did. It was hard to tell between …

It’s High Time Boris Johnson Resigned

Well, we all knew Boris Johnson was a bumbling, arrogant, dangerous man – didn’t we? In the ‘What Has One Of Theresa May’s Minister’s Done Now?’ sweepstakes, Boris Johnson, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, is racing ahead of the competition by endangering British Citizen, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.   Yes, that’s right. …

Centrists are Partly to Blame for Extremism

Anne Marie Waters, an unashamed racist and Islamophobe, was rejected by the UKIP membership for being too extreme. Anne Marie Waters was also shortlisted to represent Labour in Brighton Pavilion for the 2015 General Election. I will let that sink in for a moment. Waters’ brief 15 minutes in the …

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 …

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 …