‘Spandau: The Secret Diaries’ by Albert Speer – Review

Albert Speer was the architect of the Third Reich, designing - amongst other projects - the infamous Reich Chancellery and the Nuremberg Rally Site. Part of that Rally Site was the 'Cathedral of Light' in the photo above. This employed a groundbreaking use of light and shade, creating an awe-inspiring effect on anyone watching the …

The British Arms Trade Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb

After the devastating and heart-wrenching events that occurred in Manchester a week ago, it was clear to me what was needed. A sombre period of grieving for a community rocked to its core by perhaps the most odious event this country has seen in a decade. Manchester rose to this and rather than finding catharsis through …

Euroscepticism In The Euro Tunnel – The Fight For Integration

Despite not being Margaret Thatcher's most ardent fan, the construction of the Euro Tunnel was a brilliant achievement, spearheaded by her Premiership. It was a physical symbol of our closer relationship with the continent, which had begun years earlier with the European Economic Community (EEC). This tunnel was a direct link with Europe, ending Britain's historic …

The Tories’ Economic Incompetence

To watch the news today, in light of the forthcoming general election, it appears one consistent strain of thought runs through the minds of the British commentariat: the Conservative Party is the Party of economic responsibility. The consensus is generally that the Conservative’s austerity program, whilst unpleasant, was necessary in facilitating growth subsequent to New …