Category: YouthVoice

Bursting the Westminster Bubble

Not a day went by in GE2015 that “The Westminster Elite” weren’t mentioned or ramming their views down our throats. Ross Baxter of the Greens says it’s time to shake Westminster to its core...

We MUST scrap this hateful licence fee.

The BBC’s Royal Charter is coming up for renewal once more after 31 December 2016 with politicians on both sides discussing the corporation’s future. Stephen McKenzie urges them to stop and think, and perhaps...

Just another brick in the wall

It’s time to put an end to ideological and disruptive education ‘reform’, and fix the real problems. YouthVoice By Katy Bennett ____________ Every 16–18 year old across the country, for the foreseeable future. (Photo:...

Getting down and very, very dirty.

 With one of the closest elections in a generation, politicians, parties and media outlets on both sides are increasingly turning to dirty tactics to gain the upper hand. They ought to be ashamed of...

Women part of the equation too.

Girls are being put off from taking science and other technical subjects because they are perceived as “for boys.” This worrying trend needs to be tackled urgently.   YouthVoice By Katy Bennett  ____________ A...

Communism is Coming.

Our new writer, Henry Davies, ponders whether communism is merely a natural stage in the political and economic evolution of a nation, and whether one day, it will be heading to our green and...

I want a slice of the pie.

O n May the 7th 2015 Britain will go to the polls to decide which bunch of politicians will get to run around Number 10 for the next five years. However what is on...

What are we without welfare?

T his parliament has seen extensive welfare reforms by Iain Duncan Smith’s Department for Work and Pensions, accompanied by inflated rhetoric on both sides of the political spectrum. Katy Bennett asks whether the debate...

Pants on Fire

W   ith politicians only being marginally more trusted than estate agents and second-hand car salesmen, Matt Smith, 17, asks why confidence in Westminster has been shaken so fundamentally, and what can be done...

Miliband’s 15 Minute Meals

Ed’s kitchen has much, much more than Sarah Vine may have noticed with her eyes. Jacob Whitehead peels the layers away to show us the Milibands’ proletarian palace in its full glory. YouthVoice By...

Why Race Equality Matters in Elections

The upcoming election on May 7 has been overshadowed by politicians exploiting voters’ fears about immigration, asylum seekers and Islam. Voters need an open and honest debate without inflamed jingoistic rhetoric; we must not...

The Participation Crisis: there may yet be hope.

There has been a visible decline in turnout figures at general elections held in the UK and other forms of political participation for almost half a century now. In the 2010 general election, there...

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