(Originally written 19th September 2017) Today marks a striking victory for Jeremy Corbyn, his allies, and those on the radical Labour left seeking to further democratise society. Labour’s National Executive Committee have accepted a settlement on the so-called McDonnell amendment which will see a reduction in the amount of MPs needed to nominate a candidate… Read More The Struggle to Democratise the Labour Party
One thing becomes apparent when you study the human race: in all ages and places, men and women have sought to avoid pain and suffering, increase their level of comfort, leisure, happiness, and/or achieve fulfillment of their perceived potential. In the previous post I was saying that despite our forever expanding efforts to achieve fulfillment… Read More More about Humans
Written by Eduard Godri. Reflecting upon the current physical, emotional and spiritual state of the ‘Western World’ and its individuals, makes me trace my own life back to observe its roots in a post-communist-freshly-implemented ‘Western’ democratic, corrupt, ‘deprived and unprivileged’ society. In such a place, the “bad spirit” of communism was still very much alive.… Read More What have I learned about our species after 4 years as a Student? Worker? Immigrant? Foreigner? Human.
Written by Eduard Godri. The freedom to self-organise within the rule of law and its market forces enabled human beings to deploy and use resources at an unquantifiable scale. In other words, we managed to accumulate a massive amount of capital resources and use them to build our world. Putting ethics and morality aside, the… Read More Holism vs Capitalism?
Now as I enter sobriety and I can begin (or so I believe) to dissect this election in a more calm and measured way. Having predicted between 350-360 seats I believed I had moderated or was more realistic than the predictions of topping Mrs Thatchers majority in 1983 and pushing a majority of 100… Read More Conservative Post Mortem 2017
After six years, six million internally displaced, five million refugees, and half a million dead. The Syrian civil war rages on. What started as protests against the Assad government transcended into a multi-faceted conflict with no end in sight. The battles for territory and cities continue but there is a wider battle within the Syrian… Read More Syria and The Cost of Non-Intervention
On the 13th April 2017, the United States detonated a 21,600-lb bomb in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. Known as the mother of all bombs from its acronym MOAB. It was used to target a series of tunnel networks and ISIS-K members. It resulted in the death of over 100 fighters. The initial reaction as to the reasoning… Read More The Afghan Question