The Julian Assange affair marks an important climax between two competing philosophies. That of old-school journalism and its newer cousin ‘citizen journalism’—of which Ideas On info is a member.Read More
Why have there been so many resignations? What is in the Draft Withdrawal Agreement? What will happen next?Read More
In April last year, I was lucky enough to be invited to speak at the 2017 TEDxExeter conference. If we, as young people, can go out and (to borrow a quote from my talk) set the world on fire, the politicians can actually take us seriously.Read More
It has been announced that Prince Charles will succeed in his mother as head of the Commonwealth. However, the position is not a hereditary one, and some were hoping that a different type of head might be sought.Read More
Established in the aftermath of WWII the core body of the UN has changed little in composition. Currently there are only five permanent members of the SC (Security Council), the UK, France, Russia, the USA, and China. This raises several questions, why are three of the five SC members western? Where is African and S. American representation?Read More
A plasticy political poem by Silas WelshRead More
Peter Heaton-Jones, the Conservative MP for North Devon talks to us about his life, his politics and how he got to where he is now.Read More
Having voted to leave the EU in June of 2016, negotiations on Britain's departure are now in full swing. But there proves to be one persistent and exasperating headache for Theresa May's Brexit; that of Ireland.Read More
Patriotism is great. Especially when you actively feel it. Seeing your your country win at a sport, excelling in academia, or even learning about its past achievements.Read More
The very fact that you are reading this is proof that Trump’s name generates a huge amount of interest. Too much interest. Perhaps it is time to simply ignore Trump. Let him do his thing and let the American people work out what should be done.
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announced via a live stream on the 25th of January 2018 that the Doomsday Clock is now at two minutes to midnight. This is the closest the clock has been to midnight, matching its position in 1957. But why?Read More
The Exeter MP, elected during the great Blair landslide of 1997, is very much a veteran of British politics. But who is he?Read More
Come and sit while we contemplate a future of vehicles that drive themselves and consider what this new world might do to us… especially since it might not be that far away.Read More
This article is a debunking of an article written in The Spectator by Matt Ridley. It is advisable to read The Spectator's article first.
How has a man whose fortée is the filibuster and whose first tweet was in Latin now suddenly become a potential future PM?Read More
We all know climate change is disastrous. But it's a luxury to be able to worry about it.Read More