Is the Tory Brand “toxic” or is British Politics Poisonous in Itself?

“The only Party that spent two years in hibernation in search of a new image and came back as the Addams family” In October 2012, Chief Conservative Whip Andrew Mitchell, a key figure in David Cameron’s cabinet, was accused of verbally abusing Downing Street police officers, swearing at them and calling them “f***ing plebs”. Mitchell … More Is the Tory Brand “toxic” or is British Politics Poisonous in Itself?

The Newtown Shootings: the tip of the gun control iceberg?

On December 14, 2012, 20-year-old Adam Peter Lanza fatally shot twenty children and six adult staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Before driving to the school, he had shot and killed his mother, Nancy, at their Newtown home. After shooting the pupils, all of them aged six or seven, and staff … More The Newtown Shootings: the tip of the gun control iceberg?