Politicians Can't Agree On Brexit - Give The People A Say

Rob Adam | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Politics
Rob Adam

The rallying cry of 'take back control,' which inspired so many voters, will not be realised within the constraints of our Parliamentary democracy. More ambition is required. In the 18th century, Britain's Parliament redefined modern democracy; in the 21st, it can do so again.

Consensus Launch: Developing the Ideas That Unite Us

Stefanie Lehmann | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Politics
Stefanie Lehmann

Our speakers, Jon Cruddas MP, Seema Malhotra MP, Councillor Sam Tarry, and Stephen Kinnock MP, didn't shy away from identifying some of the challenges we will face in trying to develop consensus on key issues.

Maybe It's Time to Look to Germany

William Davie | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
William Davie

The British system of parliamentary democracy is respected the world over. But in this modern age, where people won't just accept the concept of a two party dynamic, where people's political opinions don't just fit into left or right boxes, maybe the time has come to take some lessons from our friends in Germany.

PICTURES: Billionaires, Royals And Politicians Arrive At 'Sinister' Bilderberg Meeting

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK

Billionaire executives, top politicians and royals have arrived in suitably secretive style for an assembly of the international Bilderberg Group, a c...

She Was Hated by Most Scots

Robert Mercer-Nairne | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Politics
Robert Mercer-Nairne

So we must learn the lessons from her time, not just eulogize or damn her. There are right ways and wrong ways of conducting affairs which can only be discovered through discipline, rigorous thought, honest competition and hard work.

The Bilderberg Group Conspiracy Theory is Distorted Politics Writ Large

Tony Sobrado | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK Politics
Tony Sobrado

The Bilderberg Group has an enigmatic aura. One often wonders what exactly gets discussed at these meetings. Perhaps the most important issue is how and why the group exists and how it affects global political economy; or conversely how global political economy affects the activity of the group.

The Loathing of Ron Burgundy: Anchorman and Consensus

Richard McCulloch | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK Entertainment
Richard McCulloch

I loathe Anchorman, and dislike the majority of Ferrell's work. Christmas for me has become an annual struggle to avoid watching Elf. These opinions have often been met with incredulity, and are frequently followed by a relentless barrage of 'hilarious' quotations from the film in question. Unsurprisingly, this only exacerbates how I feel.