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Where are all the protest songs?

One of the most startling things about the febrile political culture in which we live has been its lack of impact on popular culture. I don't claim that this is an original idea both John Harris and Laurie Penny have written bemoaning this subject in the last couple of years, but I think I have an answer. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Music, Protest

When your leaders become followers, bad things happen.

Because running the country isn't always about following public opinion - sometimes you have to lead. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Child Politics

…it’s a puppet.

Those people claiming that Bert and Ernie aren't gay are missing the point somewhat... … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gay Rights

An open letter to… The London Rioters

Because while the world condems you, you should consider what you have achieved. … Read entire article »

Filed under: An Open Letter

The Eye of The Beholder

You know, it never occured to me that the pictures of Thylane Lena-Rose Blondeau were sexual....because, you know, she's 10... … Read entire article »

Filed under: Child Politics