Adam Isaacs
Student at University of Birmingham, Studying Political Science and International Relations. Sceptic, coffee lover and sports fan. Blog mainly on politics. Classic Liberal, somewhere between Disraeli and Glastone.

Entries by Adam Isaacs

If We Continue to Ignore Politics, It Will Soon Ignore Us

(2) Comments | Posted May 31, 2016 | 7:00 PM

young voter

Young people hold the power of Brexit in their hands. And they shouldn't ignore this power.

As Plato once said, 'the price of apathy towards public affairs is to be ruled by evil men'. Now by no means am I calling...

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Ten Big News Stories Flight MH370 'Overshadowed'

(0) Comments | Posted March 25, 2014 | 1:42 PM

An exciting story, and a poignant one in equal measure: a clear blue day, a reliable Boeing 777, and an experienced crew. Then, nothing. You've thought about the paradoxical nature of the story for weeks. You've followed the story on the evening news, you've caught up with it again on...

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Why Mr Shapps Should Fear That I'm No Longer a Tory

(5) Comments | Posted October 29, 2013 | 2:45 PM

The 25th of October was a day like every other, a bit nippy maybe, but otherwise positively unremarkable. However, for me, and maybe for Grant Shapps it was more significant than your average Friday. It was not through lack of preparation, nor through ignorance that I allowed my Tory membership...

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Nonchalance the Painful Norm

(0) Comments | Posted September 16, 2013 | 5:25 PM

N.B This blog post was perversely written just before the Navy Yard shooting. I sincerely hope meaningful action can be taken by the politicians tasked with looking after citizens of the United States and that justice can be the outcome of this tragedy.

Voters are fickle beings; they change their...

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Stumble Diplomacy

(0) Comments | Posted September 11, 2013 | 3:55 PM

"If the establishment of international control over chemical weapons in that country would allow avoiding strikes, we will immediately start working with Damascus"

The words of the Russian foreign minister were simply unfathomable just over a week ago, as rhetoric and tension built over the suspected use of...

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Real Reform

(0) Comments | Posted August 21, 2013 | 1:39 PM

As the dust settles on another results day; one which yet again saw lower grades produced than the previous year, it had me thinking-

What matters more than education?

At the existential core of every being is the process of physical and mental evolution, the path from unseasoned and inept...

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