Entries by Rupert Myers from 10/2011

Tobacco 'Blanding': Australian Government Combats Smoking

| Posted 10.06.2011 | UK Politics

Australia is likely to become the first country to legally require cigarettes to be sold in plain packaging. The legislation enforces a standardised olive-green packaging with gruesome images and health warnings.

Euro-Tunnel-Vision

| Posted 10.21.2011 | UK Politics

The price of government is compromise, and whilst the short term impact of this position may be to make Nigel Farage's soap-box a little taller, sensible Conservatives everywhere must have patience, and wait for a stronger position from which to challenge the status quo.

When Slacktivism pitched a tent and went home

| Posted 10.25.2011 | UK Politics

It is one thing to have protesters lining up to buy their coffee in Starbucks, and their food in supermarkets, while claiming that capitalism is broke...