Political Science

Sean Spicer Labelled 'Modern Day Goebbels' By Actor Jason Isaacs In Brutal Emmys Takedown

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK

British actor Jason Isaacs has proved not every celebrity was rushing to embrace Sean Spicer, labelling Donald Trump’s former Press Secretary a “m...

UK Will 'Reverse Brexit' But Lib Dems Will 'Die' If Party Does Not Change, Says Lord Ashdown

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK Politics

Britain will “probably reverse Brexit” and Theresa May will not last long as prime minister, former Lib Dem leader Lord Ashdown has said. In an in...

'It Only Helps Richer Graduates' Tory Plan To Slash Tuition Fee Interest Rates Slammed

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May is reportedly considering cutting the interest rate of student loans in a bid to win back young voters. The Sunday Telegraph quoted a sour...

Lib Dems Move To Block May's 'Banana Republic' Plot To 'Rig' Parliament In Favour Of Tories

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK Politics

Conservative plans to rip up parliamentary convention in order to stack crucial Commons committees with Tory MPs will now have to overcome a Lib Dem b...

BBC Editor Says Major US Media Outlets Are Playing Into Donald Trump's Hands

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK

Donald Trump has made this “the most challenging time to be a journalist in America,” Jon Sopel tells me. As the BBC’s North America Editor cove...

Brexit Briefing: A 'Withdrawal (Of Democracy) Bill' Special

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Politics

You can sign up for this briefing by clicking here, and you’ll receive it straight to your inbox every Thursday afternoon. If you like what you re...

How Neo-Nazi Group Went From A National Joke To An Alleged Army-Trained Terror Threat

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK

Despite being the first far-right group banned as a terrorist organisation since the Second Would War, neo-Nazi outfit National Action has inspired mo...

'National Action Members Arrested On Suspicion Of Preparing Acts Of Terror'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK

Serving members of the Army are among four alleged members of banned neo-Nazi group National Action who were arrested on suspicion of preparing acts o...

Tory MP Anna Soubry Tells Ministers To Abandon 'Macho' Approach To Brexit

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 04.09.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May must stop her allies in government taking a “macho” approach to Brexit, Tory MP Anna Soubry has said. Over the weekend Damian Green, t...

Corbyn Allies Push Labour Leadership Rules 'Compromise'

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK Politics

Fresh plans to change Labour’s leadership rules to ensure a left-wing successor to Jeremy Corbyn are set to be debated by the party’s annual confe...

Boris Ridicules May's Snap Election Decision

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 25.08.2017 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has warned Libya that Theresa May’s disastrous decision to call a snap general election shows the danger of going to the polls too ear...

Labour Would Have Won General Election If UK Had Ditched 'Broken' Electoral System

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn could be Prime Minister if the UK had ditched first-past-the-post (FPTP) and introduced the same electoral system as Scotland. A study ...

KKK And Alt-Right Are Really Enjoying Donald Trump's Latest Response To Charlottesville

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK

Alt-right leaders are applauding President Donald Trump for his widely panned response to the Charlottesville violence at the weekend. In an unbelieva...

17 From '17: Kemi Badenoch: 'Left-Wing Teachers Told Me Oxbridge Wouldn't Take People Like Me'

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Politics

It was one of the most plum seats up for grabs in the 2017 election - Saffron Walden in Essex. Having been represented by Sir Alan Haselhurst for 40 y...

Vince Cable Elected Lib Dem Leader Unopposed

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Politics

Vince Cable has become the new leader of the Liberal Democrats. He was the only candidate. The 74-year-old former business secretary said he wanted to...

Politicians Who Shocked The System By Joining Forces

Phillip Othen | Posted 11.07.2017 | UK Politics

We live in deeply polarised political times, where the left and right have so little respect for each other that their discourse can easily descend in...

'Many' Students Voted Twice In The General Election, Tory MP Claims

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A long-standing Tory MP has accused students of voting twice in the General Election, saying many “boasted” about it on social media. Speaking du...

Theresa May's Speech "Could've Been Taken Out of Mein Kampf" Says Vince Cable

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May’s attack on international citizens “could have been taken out of Mein Kampf”, Lib Dem leadership candidate Vince Cable has claimed i...

Sunday Show Round Up: Pressure On Theresa May Over Pay Cap

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 02.07.2017 | UK Politics

The Andrew Marr Show Michael Gove was the main guest on Marr this morning and he used his appearance to suggest the government could support a lifting...

For Jeremy Corbyn's Right-Hand Man, Control Of The Labour Party Is Just The Beginning

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 01.07.2017 | UK Politics

His booming stump speeches, delivered in a broad Geordie accent, placed Ian Lavery firmly in the hearts and minds of Jeremy Corbyn loyalists on the ca...

The Waugh Zone Thursday June 29, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK Politics

1. PAY DAY MAY DAY Another day, another rudderless shipwreck on the high seas of public opinion and policy. Yes, the Government mess over its public...

Theresa May Wrote The 'World's Worst Manifesto,' Says Former Tory Chairman Grant Shapps

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May’s manifest the “world’s worst manifesto” and the Conservative Party will never win a general election again if it fails to learn t...

The Waugh Zone Thursday, June 15, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Politics

1. TOWER HORROR The grim news of the Grenfell Tower disaster is set to become even grimmer. I’m told by a London council source that the emergency...

This Was Our Election, Say Young First Time Voters

The Huffington Post | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK

We have yet to see a breakdown of the voting demographic, however some young people are already claiming the 2017 election as theirs. We spoke to 18 t...

What's Next For UK Prime Minister Theresa May After Stunning Election Defeat

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK Politics

British Prime Minister Theresa May will attempt to cling to power by persuading one of the UK’s smaller political parties to back her in parliamenta...