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Why is Theresa May our Prime Minister?

Image credit: Simon Ellinas The past few weeks in British politics have been interesting to say the least. As someone who opposes almost everything the modern Tory Party stands for, and who desperately wanted to remain a member of the EU I thought the vote to Leave would be about as low as its going to […]

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Same problem – different century

I’ve been following the Black Lives Matter protests in the U.S. and it genuinely saddens me that the country still hasn’t been able to address their race issue – though that said, we’ve not exactly been shining examples of racial equality over here in the UK recently, either (see racist referendum campaigns, etc). The photograph directly below […]

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Minimalist quote posters

I’ve been seeing a lot of minimalist print art recently, and I really like the sty;e so thought I’d give it a shot myself. This is my first attempt using the Pen Tool in Photoshop to produce vector shapes, so they are admittedly very minimal – some of the more complex stuff people can do […]

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Tory austerity: economics for the top 10%

After several years of George Osborne’s ‘we’re all in this together’ austerity package, these are the results: the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. We are seeing the resurgence of ‘working poor’, with levels of wealth inequality not seen since the end of WW2 and the beginning of the Welfare State. This is […]