The Culture War Election

In some ways, the upcoming Holyrood election is lacking in the drama of an American election night or a nail-biting referendum. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon enjoys approval ratings far higher than any of her opponents. The SNP are almost certain to win the election with even the worst polls for her party giving them aContinue reading “The Culture War Election”

Book Club – ‘Notes from an Apocalypse’

Welcome to the first entry into the inertia book club, a platform to discuss some of the most interesting features in our bookshelves. In said discussions we are not aiming to review our chosen literature, but give more of an overview of the themes of each piece and to interject with our own interpretations andContinue reading “Book Club – ‘Notes from an Apocalypse’”

Media Manipulation and the Migrant Crisis

The BBC and Sky News have reached a new low last week, preying on migrants crossing the English Channel in the hunt for a news story. In the footage posted by both outlets there is a clear cat and mouse scenario that is played out with a complete absence of self awareness on the partsContinue reading “Media Manipulation and the Migrant Crisis”