"It seems that for most young people today, rightly or wrongly, trade unions are considered rather inconsequential, tools harking back to a twentieth-century age of now declining industrial manufacturing professions, and not beneficial alliances for current popular graduate jobs."
"The problem with trade is that the costs and benefits are unevenly distributed. The former factory worker who lost his job due to low-cost imports has lost a lot more than you or I have gained from cheaper goods."
"People in rural areas feel that policy is done to them, rather than with them."
"The book also eloquently explains why the reasons behind Brexit can’t just be wished away by progressives"
Young Fabian, Ash Dharmasingham writes on British strategy in Asia.
Zeireen Fuzurally interviews Ava Etemadzadeh about Labour, Feminism and #MeToo
Review: Hired: Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain. “Frank and uncomfortable reading for every political tribe”
"Hired is uncomfortable, but essential, reading for anyone who wants to think seriously about how we solve the problem of precarious work and bring about genuine equality."
It is essential all young people are taught about neuro-diversity so we can understand and listen to our peers' needs.
Playing politics with a political minefield : The Conservative approach to Northern Ireland’s border issue
"Rees-Mogg and Boris Johnson appear to be participating in a competition as to who can utter the most reckless, provocative and ill thought-out statements regarding this politically sensitive issue."
"Policymakers need to work with healthcare professionals across the NHS to discuss the errors that happen, from the most common to the most serious, why they happen, the contributing factors and the ways to prevent them happening"
The UK passports row demonstrates exactly why Brexit is a bad idea - but not in the way you think...
"Let’s put this bluntly. What exactly do we expect other European countries to do once we’ve exited the single market? Why on earth would it be any different to our own immediate demands for protectionism? Preventing this kind of reaction is the WHOLE POINT of the single market"
If we tackled this feeling of lack of opportunities and challenged the hysterical media coverage of foreigners and the EU it seems to me Britain’s outlook could still change.