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An Isolated EU

In Michael Pickles on December 14, 2011 at 11:11 am

“There is a world outside France and Germany” says Michael Pickles. This is not about being a “little-Englander” Eurosceptic, this is about embracing true, whole globalisation. Read the rest of this entry »

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What is Quantitative Easing really all about?

In Liam Quinn on November 22, 2011 at 3:09 pm

The Bank of England do not think the Government’s deficit reduction plans are enough to stimulate economy, and have taken matters into their own hands again. Liam Quinn in a PP Economics special… Read the rest of this entry »

The New Wave of Feminism

In Isobel Archer on September 22, 2011 at 2:19 pm

Published July this year was the book How to be a Woman by The Times journalist Caitlin Moran, detailing a new type of feminism. About time it got a re-brand, asks Isobel Archer? Read the rest of this entry »

Gordon Brown: Value for money?

In Allie Wickham on September 5, 2011 at 5:24 pm

Following the revelations contained within Alistair Darling’s memoirs, and given his lack of parliamentary activity over the last year, it is surely time for Allie Wickham to ask whether Gordon Brown represents value for money for the taxpayer. Read the rest of this entry »

Exclusive: Piers Morgan to be investigated by police over phone hacking

In Allie Wickham on August 16, 2011 at 8:28 pm

Political Promise can exclusively reveal that Piers Morgan, the former editor of the Daily Mirror newspaper, will be investigated by the Metropolitan Police over allegations of phone hacking. Allie Wickham reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Riots Debate: Alex Gabriel

In Alex Gabriel on August 16, 2011 at 8:23 pm

In the second in our debate on the riots, Alex Gabriel asks can we talk about the violence? He believes that we can say what we like, these riots were political in every sense. Read the rest of this entry »

Riots Debate: Archie Manners

In Archie Manners on August 16, 2011 at 8:18 pm

Two very different perspectives on last week’s riots, Archie Manners believes the “lost generation” is a trap many fall into for no reason. Like this blog, he believes that the media have no right to use this as an excuse to cast Britain’s youth in a bad light. Read the rest of this entry »

Cameron: MPs to have emergency debate on Thursday

In Liam Quinn on August 9, 2011 at 11:59 am

David Cameron announced today that MPs will be recalled on Thursday from their Summer holidays. Whilst Liam Quinn can only speculate what will be discussed, he thinks bringing the Army in to keep the peace must be high on the agenda.  Read the rest of this entry »

City on Fire

In Matteo Bergamini on August 9, 2011 at 10:14 am

Matteo Bergamini is a Londoner left ashamed and shocked by the rioting that plagued the capital last night.  Read the rest of this entry »

The EU and the Human being

In Andrei Skorobogatov on August 6, 2011 at 3:14 pm

Surely one of the biggest political debates of this decade should be the EU, says Andrei Skorobogatov. Has it become a taboo? Does anyone vote for a party openly anti-Europe?  Read the rest of this entry »