First Political Memory

Botha's 1984 visit to UK protested

The Young Foundation is inviting people to share their first political memory. The First Political Memory Project aims to: reconnect people’s everyday lives with politics through collecting and sharing stories of when people first became aware of the bigger world around them. I grew up in a very political household so trying to identify my first memory is complicated. When I look … [Read more...]

Only a racist votes for a racist party

I really want to celebrate the fact that I was among the voters in the UK’s North West region who re-elected Chris Davies of the Liberal Democrats as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP). At some point, later in the day, I am sure I will. Right now however I am angry that Nick Griffin, leader of the British National Party (BNP) is one of our eight MEPs. The North West win has not come as … [Read more...]