Election Aftermath: London protests could set the fight for a fair voting system back decades

At the 2005 general election, the Liberal Democrats reached a high watermark. With election after election having failed to deliver the much promised ‘breakthrough’ for the country’s then third party, Charles Kennedy’s Lib Dems had cracked it, jumping to a total of 62 parliamentary seats when, fewer than a decade earlier, they’d been stuck around the… Read More

Labour and the Conservatives: Welcome to the era of the Politics of Nothing

There’s an episode of South Park called Douche and Turd that people like to cite when elections roll into town, but never has it seemed more applicable in a UK sense than it does in 2015. For those of you who haven’t seen it, the episode questions the point of voting when all the candidates… Read More