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Political Engagement and Election Participation

Political Engagement and Election Participation

As I am sure you have all guessed by now, I have my own thoughts and opinions in terms of political views and, particularly at the moment, the EU referendum. But in acknowledging that I have my own thoughts, and that we live in a Democracy (of sorts), everyone is entitled to their own political ideas and opinions, even if they do not align with mine. Unfortunately, the United Kingdom (and many other western countries I should add) have large…

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My Relationship with Politics

My Relationship with Politics

Over the last year or so, I’ve really tried to be more engaged with politics. Since my teens I have on a number of occasions tried to be more interested in politics, but typically this only ever lasted for the General Election and was generally fuelled by what was in my best interest rather than what I genuinely believed to be the best way to run a country. The earliest such occasion was in the run up to the 2010…

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Should We Stay or Should We Go?

Should We Stay or Should We Go?

Clearly one of the biggest topics in the UK currently is that of the EU Referendum. For those of you who perhaps live State side, when the Conservative Party (‘Tories’) were trying to convince people to vote for them in the 2015 General Election, one of the key points in their manifesto was that a referendum/vote would be held to decide on if the United Kingdom should remain part of the European Union. The Tories won the General Election and…

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