Why Labour’s voters deserted the party, and why they were right to do so

Jamie - Year 12 Student Editor's Note: Writing for the GSAL Humanities Journal, Jamie explores some of the issues pertinent to Labour's sizeable defeat in the General Election held in the UK in December 2019. This is Jamie's second essay to be published in the Humanities Journal: his first piece, entitled Genghis Khan: A Dastradly … Continue reading Why Labour’s voters deserted the party, and why they were right to do so

Opinion: The Fallacy of a ‘Democratic’ People’s Vote

James - Year 12 Student City Square. Leeds town centre.25th of August. This momentous day played host to a dazzling pastiche of blue and gold EU flags and placards demanding a “People’s Vote Now”. In the wake of the Prime Minister’s decision to prorogue Parliament, the  crowd of ‘Remoaners’ felt energised, and the atmosphere reverberated … Continue reading Opinion: The Fallacy of a ‘Democratic’ People’s Vote