Category: Politics

  • MANCHESTER INDIE FILM: Broken Britain (2009)

    MANCHESTER INDIE FILM: Broken Britain (2009)

    Filmmaker from Future Artists Mark Ashmore says he has never been in the military before, nor has he served in it – but he says that he can really understand it politically, which is why he made a film about UK soldiers returning home. Runtime: 16:08mins / Audio: Stereo /Starring: Aaron Rochford, Brian Hook, Danny […]

  • David Cameron and Media Spin: Politics, Youtube and The Gift of Hindsight 2010

    David Cameron and Media Spin: Politics, Youtube and The Gift of Hindsight 2010

    Prelude: I wrote this when I was 17 for ‘Media Magazine‘, a publication from EMC in the UK which takes an academic look at the Media Industry in a fun way. With the gift of hindsight, can we make the claim that political candidates on both side of the pond can expect greater success if […]

  • High-skill jobs for highly educated workforce: Gordon Brown

    FUTURE JOBS IN A POST-RECESSION economy will require a workforce with a high skill set, according to predictions made by Gordon Brown during a Q&A session in Manchester. People will need to have graduated from higher education or at least have an equivalent qualification, whether these are apprenticeships, diplomas or varied skills that move the individual beyond their secondary school education

  • Putin: Human Rights Abuses and…Abba?

    Putin: Human Rights Abuses and…Abba?

    President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, allegedly loves ABBA. And hopefully, this is true.   RUSSIAN PRIME MINISTER Vladimir Putin twirled away one of his busy days at the Kremlin as a Dancing Queen, according to the ABBA tribute band he allegedly hired, ‘Bjorn Again‘. Everyone at the Kremlin is strenuously denying the suggestion that dearest […]

  • America Needs Its Package Stimulated (or, The People vs Larry Flynt, Part II)

    America Needs Its Package Stimulated (or, The People vs Larry Flynt, Part II)

    THE NOTORIOUS LARRY FLYNT, the totally minted publisher of porn magazine Hustler, released a statement that sent much of America reeling…or laughing. Everyone nursing broken purse strings could do with some easy money and as of this week it seems the easy-sleaze giants are also in need of a fat cash injection. A $5 billion […]

  • It’s Your Free 2009 Horoscope from Culturegloss!

    It’s Your Free 2009 Horoscope from Culturegloss!

    DESPITE THE ECONOMIC crisis and the credit crunch and the (please, just say it) recession keeping the skies fixedly grey for 2009, there are still plenty of reasons to feel at least a bit stoked about the year ahead. For example, Celebrity Big Brother returns to Channel 4 in the new year. This means easy-pickings […]

  • Stop Hating The Alpha Female

    Stop Hating The Alpha Female

    THE DEFINITION: ALPHA FEMALE, presumes two things. One is wrong: The definition somehow mimics that of the alpha male. The second is right: Alpha means ‘first’ or ‘predominant.’   The two presumptions compound together to imply that the male is predominant – that the alpha female is somehow an odd construction of character and a […]