James - Year 12 Student Editor's Note: The views and opinions expressed in The GSAL Journal/Humanities Journal are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Grammar School at Leeds. Mei (Year 12), Chief Editor of the Humanities Journal The range of moods experienced on the 12th … Continue reading Labour Election Reflections
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 Dastardly … Continue reading Why Labour’s voters deserted the party, and why they were right to do so
Joshua Grier - Year 13 Student & Deputy Editor, Politics in Review Editor’s Note: Politics in Review would like to remind its readers that this is an independent journal, published entirely by politics students. Therefore, the opinions expressed in this journal are the opinions of the contributors and not the opinions of the school. GG In recent years, … Continue reading Westminster Democracy: Is British Politics Broken?
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