Sociological Perspectives on the December Strikes…
1.3 million workers are making just demands for better pay and conditions, but the neoliberal government is against them
Limited Media Reporting of the Labour Conference 2022 – Ideological Agenda setting or just ‘news values’…?
Examples of The Metro’s right wing ideological bias in Autumn 2022.
What is Global Britain?
What will be Britain’s post-Brexit role in the world? Does leaving the EU mean we are now free to forge more truly ‘global relationship’ with other countries and regions in other parts of the world? This is an important question for students studying the A-level option in Global Development and should be of general interest…
The Capitol Hill Insurrection, Post-Truth, Fascism and the Impeachment of Trump
I just listened to an interesting article on Radio 4 with historian Timothy Snyder discussing the Impeachment of Donald Trump for inciting political insurrection. Snyder had an interesting ‘grand historical perspective’ on why the Impeachment was necessary – the insurrection, led by overt White Supremacists was the moment that post-truth started to manifest as fascism.…
Left and Right Wing Media Bias – Coverage of Dominic Cummings
Same news event, two very different ways of covering it!
Was the BBC’s coverage of the 2019 election biased?
Is the UK biased against the conservatives? How do we even measure this?
Political bias in the media 2019
Examples of right wing media bias from the filthy Daily Mail, from the 2019 general election.
What the public thinks of Boris Johnson
YouGov recently published a post outlining ‘Everything they know about what the public think of Boris Johnson‘ – these are basically the results of various opinion polls carried out in recent months and are a great example of secondary quantitative data. The polls clearly show that most people think Boris will be a strong leader,…