Be A Voice: Waste in the House of Lords

Be A Voice: Waste in the House of Lords

"All is not well in their Lordship's House" - so proclaimed Baroness D'Souza in 2016. TalkPolitics co-founder Matt Gillow makes the case for reform in the House of Lords, and analyses why it has been so difficult to achieve in the past. 

Be A Voice: Labour must address national identity if it is to win England

Be A Voice: Labour must address national identity if it is to win England

"With Theresa May’s Conservative government in disarray, Jeremy Corbyn’s claim that the Labour Party are a government in waiting may not seem so far from the truth." So why is Labour still behind in the polls, and what does it have to do with identity? 

Be A Voice: #Europe 2017 - 40 Important Things That Happened Last Year

Be A Voice: #Europe 2017 - 40 Important Things That Happened Last Year

"As we enter 2018, let's take a look back at the things that happened in Europe in 2017. If you’re not a fan of populism or Vladimir Putin, you’re not going to love this." Just in case you missed it, read more about what happened in Europe last year here. 

Be A Voice: “Taking Back Control” of Parliamentary Sovereignty

Be A Voice: “Taking Back Control” of Parliamentary Sovereignty

"Exactly why there is such controversy over the sovereignty of Parliament raises a number of worrying questions for our democracy, particularly in light of the list of parliamentarians who voted against Amendment 7." Read more about the Government's defeat on the amendment, and what this says about the future of parliamentary sovereignty here. 

Be A Voice: Climate Change - How Experts, Hamburgers, and Human Nature Will Kill Us Before Cars

Be A Voice: Climate Change - How Experts, Hamburgers, and Human Nature Will Kill Us Before Cars

"While repressive dictators, and human rights abuse, among others, were crucial factors sending instability raging through North Africa and the Levant, they were not the complete picture." So, what's the link between the political crises and climate change? Ben Abbs deconstructs the relationship between the two issues.

The youth vote dishevelled the Conservatives, but we haven’t finished yet

The youth vote dishevelled the Conservatives, but we haven’t finished yet

A whopping 72 per cent of young people aged 18-24 voted in the General Election. It was a game changer. Hot off the heels of the EU Referendum I know that myself and my peers rallied round each other to register to vote this year.