The Death of Reason: Why Twitter and Facebook are killing politics

I remember having a conversation with an ex many years ago about how our music tastes were starting to diverge. Having once listened to largely the same crop of artists, YouTube, we concluded, was the cause of our differing paths. At the time, the video network was just beginning to push recommendations based on your… Read More

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