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John McCarthy in the Literary Arena, Latitude Festival

July 27, 2012


written by Robert Pollard for Festival Republic It’s this kind of event that makes Latitude such a special festival. In amongst the vast array of musical talent sits an arena dedicated to literature; a platform for detailed discussion of a writer’s latest work. This morning, British journalist John McCarthy gave further insight into his recently […]

Death to Neoliberalism

November 10, 2011


written by Robert Pollard Every now and then an opportunity arises to make seismic changes to the social, economic and political landscape. The last time this truly happened in Britain was when Thatcher strode into power, where, after years of economic hardship, she decided that the way to deliver prosperity was to deregulate our banks, […]

Labour Party Conference 2011 – Liverpool

October 23, 2011


Ed Miliband’s first year as leader of the Labour Party has been severely hampered by caution, with his reluctance to define his political ideology frustrating for many. A lack of clear narrative has been largely responsible for his failure to inspire his own party – and indeed the wider public – all of whom are […]