Brexit Assessments for Breakfast

We have seen many Brexit assessments released and leaked. The press have jumped on these like wildfire. What the press have failed to make readers and viewers aware of is that none of these assessments focus on the outcome that the British government is looking for, or the negative…

University Lecturers Pensions

Recent weeks have seen extensive strikes across the country at 57 universities. The dispute stems from the transition of lecturers pension from "defined benefits" to a "defined contributions" scheme. Universities UK says the current scheme has a deficit of more than £6bn which it cannot ignore. The University and College Union…

Back in the Black

Two weeks ago marked a huge milestone in the economic path we have been on since 2010. Britain finally achieved George Osborne’s aim of a budget surplus for the day to day running of the country. It is almost astonishing that since 2002 that it has cost us more…

A Snow Day

A few snowflakes and the United Kingdom comes to a grinding halt. Gas supplies run low, schools close, people don’t go into work. All of these things hit productivity and GDP. So why aren’t we as a country prepared to deal with them? In part it is due to their…

Bringing Terrorists Home

One of the most contentions topics in recent weeks has seen various arguments made for the punishment and repatriation of the IS Beatles. British nationals who  have committed terrorist acts against either the British state or a British ally. This question is one that shakes our fundamental moral belief…

Sympathy has Run Out for American Gun Violence

After the most recent and tragic Florida school shooting, America will do nothing. This is the 8th incidence of gun violence in an American school this year. Frankly we at The Unpopularist have no sympathy, pity but no sympathy. It may sound blunt and cold to say so,…

The Dangers of the Politically Uneducated Voter

Many organisations spend enormous amounts of time and money encouraging people register and vote. This is wasted and selfish money. It doesn't encourage or help these people to get informed about their vote. A blind vote is often worse than not voting at all. Many parties like to champion how

Can’t Get Pissed but Can Vote

With Welsh Labour looking to lower the voting age in Welsh elections, is it time we looked at allowing sixteen year olds to vote in general elections? Well Emily Thornberry thinks so, she brought up the topic at this weeks PMQs. As a country we deem the age…

Calm and Poise in Politics

One of the main reasons Britain is a leading, long standing, stable civilisation and country in the world; is in part due to her peoples causation, calm and reluctance to swing to extremes. This is coming under ever greater threat in a modern world. Where in order to stand out…

Proof Private Sector Outsourcing Works

Carillion went tits up this week, but what does it actually mean for its contracts, employees and suppliers? Well very little to be honest. This is work that needs to be done, jobs that need filling and services that still need to be supplied. Instead of fleecing the the taxpayer…

The Second House

It is amazing how many people do not understand the role of the second house. When you say the House of Lords they think of hereditary peerages and old boys clubs, but this makes up a tiny fraction of the house in modern times. For those looking to learn…