Category Archive: Politics

Ireland: Vote Yes to Equality

I’m voting Yes to marriage equality in the Irish referendum on the 22nd of May. If you’re Irish and haven’t registered yet then get registered! Seriously, you only have until May 6th.

Sky News Project: Luxembourg & the EU

This is a short piece-to-camera Sky News asked me to make for a voice of Europe project they were working on. Although Sky News liked my contribution unfortunately the project itself was never… Continue reading

2010 Millbank Student Occupation

Siobhan Brown, a former Manchester student, talks about being at the Millbank student occupation and protests.

Osborne announces Bank of England shake-up

George Osborne has announced the Treasury is to have sole control over the Bank of England when taxpayer’s money is at stake during times of crisis, while the Bank of England is to… Continue reading

May told to scrap new metal laws

The government has put forward new proposals to end the “epidemic” of metal thefts afflicting railway lines, churches, telephone exchanges and metal suppliers. Labour said the proposals of Home Secretary Theresa May, which… Continue reading

Student march met with ‘total policing’ tactics

“You can shove your rubber bullets up your arse!” was the defiant chant of students in the face of an intimidating mass police presence deployed one year on from the mass student protest… Continue reading

How to fix the Medway Campus

The below opinion piece was published in The Medwire, a student magazine I worked for while studying at the University of Kent’s Centre for Journalism.  Its focus was on how to improve the relatively… Continue reading