Adam Isaacs

Politics student, casual blogger, progressive voice

Student at University of Birmingham, Studying Political Science and International Relations. Sceptic, coffee lover and sports fan. Blog mainly on politics. Classic Liberal, somewhere between Disraeli and Glastone.

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Five Big Questions For The Next

Five Big Questions For The Next Year

Have a scroll down your twitter timeline and you might find that everyone is still, at worst, professing about the apocalypse, or at best offering election post-mortems based on analysis of pundits who predicted a Hillary cakewalk. Seemingly contrary to popular belief, after Trump's election, the sun did not cease to shine and life has carried on.
15/11/2016 12:31 GMT
If We Continue to Ignore Politics, It Will Soon Ignore

If We Continue to Ignore Politics, It Will Soon Ignore Us

Apathy is rife in Britain today, and in young people especially. Young people contributed the smallest turnout in the 2015 General Election and continue to be negatively influenced by the media both new and old... The EU referendum could mark a serious epoch in the course of British politics and life, and we need to be engaged and participate.
31/05/2016 17:16 BST
Ten Big News Stories Flight MH370

Ten Big News Stories Flight MH370 'Overshadowed'

An exciting story, and a poignant one in equal measure: a clear blue day, a reliable Boeing 777, and an experienced crew. Then, nothing. You've thought about the paradoxical nature of the story for weeks...
26/03/2014 14:34 GMT
Why Mr Shapps Should Fear That I'm No Longer a

Why Mr Shapps Should Fear That I'm No Longer a Tory

The 25th of October was a day like every other, a bit nippy maybe, but otherwise positively unremarkable. However, for me, and maybe for Grant Shapps it was more significant than your average Friday.
30/10/2013 14:42 GMT
Nonchalance the Painful

Nonchalance the Painful Norm

Fear is a key weapon used by NRA and alike gun lobby's. They love the old, 'you vote against us you'll lose your seat' ploy. Unlike the electorate, they don't forget which way you voted and seat targeting commences.
17/09/2013 12:25 BST
Stumble

Stumble Diplomacy

The words of the Russian foreign minister were simply unfathomable just over a week ago, as rhetoric and tension built over the suspected use of chemical weapons by Bashar Al Assad on his own people, crossing the 'red line' issued by President Obama in 2012.
12/09/2013 12:52 BST
Real

Real Reform

We clearly need improvements in our system of education, yet the fundamentals laid out by our much beloved Education Secretary, Michael Gove, advocates a maladroit plan of rigorous study that only to obfuscates the issues at hand.
27/08/2013 10:48 BST