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All's Fair In Love And Lawfare

I think it fair to say the recent case in the Supreme Court over the Prime Minister's prorogation of Parliament has added fuel to the burning platform that is the British constitution, the settlement between those who rule and those that are ruled looks severely strained as a consequence.

by British Awakening, 30 Sep 2019


Weekly Roundup Of News And Opinion - w/e 28 September

Brexit news; Prorogation ruled unlawful, parliament returns, Brexit lawfare, Communism news (Labour conference), Abusive language hypocrisy, Facebook banning people for mere mentions, News about the BBC, Miliband payrise, Climate change agenda, and many other stories.

by The Participator, 29 Sep 2019


Friday Arts Feature - What Is Our Life?

Although just a contemporary of William Byrd (who I mentioned in an earlier post about the Elizabethan era), Orlando Gibbons came of age as the reign of the Stuarts began.

by Chauncey Tinker, 27 Sep 2019


The Supreme Court Decision Is Clearly Constitutionally, Legally, And Morally Wrong

The decision to prorogue, a longstanding government prerogative with agreement of the Monarch, was declared unlawful, yet no laws were cited as to why this is so, or that were broken, only an interpretation ...

by Stev60, 27 Sep 2019


The New Tribalism

Certain Western politicians of all ages and in all walks of life who feel called upon by nature to organize society are keen to return it to tribalism. The trouble with tribes is that they conflict with one another.

by Jillian Becker, 26 Sep 2019


The Fake Rise Of Far Right Extremism

For some time the BBC website has been publishing a steady drip-feed of articles on their front page that wildly exaggerate the threat from the so-called 'far-right'.

by Chauncey Tinker, 23 Sep 2019


Weekly Roundup Of News And Opinion - w/e 21 September

Brexit news, Islamophobia agenda enforcement in the Conservative Party, Labour Party news, Retiring John Humphrys calls out BBC bias, Media praise for far-left extremism, Yellow Vest news, Spotlight on Sweden, and many other stories.

by The Participator, 22 Sep 2019


Friday Arts Feature - London Underground

Like most people that live and work in London I have a bit of a love hate relationship with the Tube. I can think of few things more dreary than commuting to work on a crowded train for the best part of an hour on a cold wet November morning.

by British Awakening, 20 Sep 2019


Political Tribalism And Brexit

Political tribalism is usually discussed as a pathology afflicting low-information voters and preying upon the working class, but since the EU referendum we have seen many leading pro-EU figures from the political, journalistic and academic elites - people who often make a great show of their education and superior capacity for reason - throw themselves into the culture war with alarming zeal.

by Samuel Hooper, 17 Sep 2019


Weekly Roundup Of News And Opinion - w/e 14 September

#TommyRobinson released, Brexit news, prorogation of parliament began, will Boris request an extension?, Migrant crisis news, Crime wave news - machete violence, army goes green, Fireman Sam axed, and many other stories.

by The Participator, 15 Sep 2019


Friday Arts Feature - An Italian In Spain

Luigi Boccherini is most famous today for just a couple of pieces of music which were featured in films.

by Chauncey Tinker, 13 Sep 2019


Weekly Roundup Of News And Opinion - w/e 7 September

Brexit news, Boris loses his majority, Islamophobia agenda, Trousergate!, Prison for border activists, Christianophobia, and many other stories.

by The Participator, 8 Sep 2019


Friday Arts Feature - The Empire State Building

I guess it's always difficult to say what is the most beautiful building in the world, after all it is a very subjective question, and as soon as you think of a building minutes later another one pops into your head.

by British Awakening, 6 Sep 2019


Weekly Roundup Of News And Opinion - w/e 31 August

Brexit news, the proroguing of the rogue parliament, Migrant crisis news, Jihad news, Freedom of speech under attack (this time by Tony Blair and Jacqui Smith), A brush with UK Sharia Courts, and many other stories.

by The Participator, 1 Sep 2019


Friday Arts Feature - Elizabethan England

Here is a short religious piece in Latin called Diliges Dominum by a famous composer of the era, William Byrd.

by Chauncey Tinker, 30 Aug 2019


The Pension Scam

The UK government has been considering a plan to raise the retirement age to 75.

by Chauncey Tinker, 28 Aug 2019


Weekly Roundup Of News And Opinion - w/e 24 August

Brexit news, Migrant crisis news, ONS underestimating migration by 16%, Crime wave news, leniency in sentencing, White guilt agenda, Prince Andrew news, and many other stories.

by The Participator, 25 Aug 2019


Friday Arts Feature - Sarabande

Continuing with my theme of rebooted classics I thought I would write about another favourite - the Sarabande. Sarabande is a corruption of zarabanda, a Spanish dance that originated in central America.

by British Awakening, 23 Aug 2019


Is The Media Encouraging Childlessness, And If So Why?

Most of our readers have probably seen articles with titles that suggest that childless women are either happy or the happiest women. We investigated to see whether these articles were really more prevalent than articles favourable to having children.

by The Participator, 21 Aug 2019


God or the Greater Good

A recurring theme among many on the right is that we need a revival of Christianity in order to save the West.

by Chauncey Tinker, 20 Aug 2019


Weekly Roundup Of News And Opinion - w/e 17 August

Brexit news, Tory rebels back plan to make Corbyn PM, Migrant crisis, Crime wave, Policeman killed in Berkshire, Islamophobia agenda news, Looming EU internet censorship, Jeffrey Epstein case update, and many more stories.

by The Participator, 18 Aug 2019


Friday Arts Feature - Ogive Number 1

Classical music never really went away, many of the songs we listen to on the radio or stream over the web feature samples from old composers.

by British Awakening, 16 Aug 2019


Should Governments Take Action Against Big Tech Monopolies?

There is growing alarm at the power of the big technology companies such as Google (includes Youtube), Facebook, and Twitter. These companies have gained near monopolies of the market in their fields, and increasingly they are being accused of political bias.

by The Participator, 15 Aug 2019


The Post Certainty Era

What we were really living in previously was not a 'truthful' era, but an era of certainty (relatively speaking). The certainty was provided to us by a mainstream media that spoke by and large as a single voice.

by Chauncey Tinker, 13 Aug 2019


Weekly Roundup Of News And Opinion - w/e 10 August

Brexit news, Other EU news, UKIP elects Richard Braine, Communists to march to the palace, Crime wave UK, Police farce news, Migrant crisis news, #Islamophobia agenda, Helter skelter at the altar, and many other stories.

by The Participator, 11 Aug 2019


Friday Arts Feature - 9 August

What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare.

by Chauncey Tinker, 9 Aug 2019


Islamophobia Agenda Escalation?

It's been going on for quite some time now of course, but in the last few days it seems to me there have been even more news stories about Islam in the UK media than usual. Here are a few that I was thinking about.

by Chauncey Tinker, 8 Aug 2019


How To Write A Good Article

These are just my own opinions on what makes for a good article, of course other people may have different ideas. Please feel free to disagree with any of the suggestions I make here, and/or add your own further suggestions in the comments below.

by Chauncey Tinker, 6 Aug 2019


Talking Points - 5 August 2019

On BBC Bias and Labour party big beasts turning against Corbyn.

by The Participator, 5 Aug 2019


Weekly Roundup Of News And Opinion - w/e 3 August

Brecon by-election result, Brexit news, Migrant crisis news, Letter from #TommyRobinson, Islamophobia Agenda, Debate on the demographic crisis, France in crisis, Germany in crisis, Hong Kong protests, and many other stories.

by The Participator, 4 Aug 2019


Transclassing Into The New Social Order

Marx and Engels despised the Lumpenproletariat, the social scum they said it consisted of, 'that passively rotting mass thrown off by the lowest layers of the old society'.

by Jillian Becker, 2 Aug 2019