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 …

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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 …

Sutlers Bar and Kitchen York – has it reached its full potential?

Today I visited Sutlers Bar and Kitchen, eager to experience the restaurant I have heard many positive things about. On reflection, I felt it was a great establishment, but with need for a few minor improvements. It is situated on Fossgate, my favourite street in York, full to the brim with exciting eateries and quirky …

How Artificial Intelligence can bring about a Communist Utopia

After watching a video by CGP Grey, called 'Humans need not apply', it became apparent to me that the technological development of robots, computers, automation and artificial intelligence (AI) link in aptly with the political philosophy of Karl Marx. And, being a politics student, I couldn't help but write up on how they interlink. Before …