Tag Archive: Politics

Citizens of the world, unite! Why I care so much about brexit

As the UK triggers Article 50 today and starts to leave the EU, a phrase I thought I had left behind popped into my mind: ‘third culture kid’. It describes those who moved between… Continue reading

You can change the EU

Make your voice heard in the EU – it’s easier than you think! If you live in the EU there are three easy ways you can have a real impact this January. Elect… Continue reading

Choose Europe’s next Green leader

For the first time in EU history citizens will be able to elect candidates for the role of European Commission President. Granted, this option is (so far) limited to choosing the top two… Continue reading

My predictions for 2014

I got a new video camera for Christmas and went on ski trip for New Year’s. The result? My top ten predictions for 2014, from the French Alps!

Help fix EU copyright law

If you do one thing this month, please take a moment to protect your digital freedom: go to Copywrongs.eu and let the EU know how copyright law affects you.

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

Leveson is wrong: We should enshrine press freedom in statute, not press regulation

Britain’s laws weren’t designed to produce ethical journalism, but to defend against damaging journalism. This means journalists don’t have any incentive to act responsibly in the current system. If we really want responsible… 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