As the UK gets ever closer to committing "national suicide" — with companies deserting in droves, medicine and food being stockpiled and rich Leavers buying themselves EU citizenship — it's easy to forget how ludicrous this Tory fiasco has been from the beginning. Happily, an anonymous writer has crafted a short, yet hilarious history to put it all into perspective. So, if you're still able to sit comfortably, despite impending disaster, let's begin.
The West is entering a period of instability as self-confessed sexual predator, race-baiter, xenophobe and Islamophobe D.J Trump becomes president of the USA. Read reactions to the insanity that's in store.
This satirical video mimics tv ads for action figures during 80s & 90s Saturday morning cartoons. The message: the UK shockingly still employs child solders
Gender inequality sadly isn't top of the political agenda, so we're very happy to see the recent release of so many amazing books exploring the issues.
It’s been sixty-one years since the UN Convention on the Political Rights of Women, came into effect, yet only 21.9% of national parliamentarians worldwide right now are female. Sure, it’s a vast improvement on figures in the very recent past, but it’s still less than half of what we need to be.
Although it’s been sixty-one years since the UN Convention on the Political Rights of Women came into effect, and although, as of 2015, the Convention has 123 state parties (including Palestine), the political landscape is still almost entirely male-dominated. In fact, only 21.9% of national parliamentarians worldwide right now are female politicians.
George Orwell hoped that by writing 1984 he’d help stop such a state ever coming to pass. Read these thirteen 1984 quotes to decide for yourself.