Should Scotland break away from the UK? In 2014, Scotland took the voting booths to answer this exact question, with 55% of the Scottish population deciding to remain part of the UK. In 2019, we now ask, is another referendum needed? Nicola sturgeon has called for a referendum again. In recent weeks, the calls for … Continue reading Do we want Scotland to leave the UK or should we keep our neighbour close?
Donald Trump and Nancy Pelosi, the most senior Democratic politician, had a heated exchange in a bipartisan meeting following a strong condemnation of his Syrian policy by his own party. Trump tweeted a picture of Pelosi standing and pointing at him whilst he looks back with a bewildered expression, with the caption: “Nervous Nancy’s unhinged … Continue reading Trump told Pelosi “I hate ISIS more than you do” in dramatic confrontation, source says – Thursday’s Think Piece
Does the UK need to reform its policy towards prisons? Prisons have always been left out of the political conversation. It is very easy to forget criminals as part of society. Most people have the common opinion of ‘out of sight, out of mind’. The only time you see criminals being talked about in the … Continue reading Does the UK need to treat prisoners differently or is the nightmare meant to be the punishment? – Sunday’s Debate
President Donald Trump yesterday justified abandoning Kurdish fighters in Syria by remarking that “they didn’t help us with Normandy”, triggering a wave of backlash across the political spectrum. After talking to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sunday, Trump announced on Tuesday that he would be withdrawing all American troops from Syria, despite the fact … Continue reading Trump justifies abandoning Kurds in Syria as they “didn’t help us in Normandy” – Thursday’s Think Piece
This week at Point of Information, our editors answer the question, 'what is next for the NHS'. This introduction will be small because the NHS needs no introduction. It is constantly in the news and repeatedly complained about, so therefore, let's get straight into it and allow our editors to give you the next steps … Continue reading What is next for the NHS?
On Wednesday afternoon, Donald Trump posted a bizarre Nickleback meme on twitter attacking Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, with the caption: “LOOK AT THIS PHOTOGRAPH!”. Let’s explore the reasoning behind such a strange act. At 2:06 pm this Wednesday, the President of the United States shared an edited video implying that Joe Biden has … Continue reading Trump’s Nickleback meme hides a sinister strategy – Thursday’s Think Piece
Should private schools be removed or do they need to change with the times? This is what our editors look at this week. Labor delegates voted to 'abolish fee-paying schools and redistribute their assets' this week and if the party listens to their delegates, this will be the first time Labour has had this policy … Continue reading Does private education need to be abolished, kept the same or does it just need a little improvement? Sunday’s Debate
Yesterday evening, Boris Johnson outraged the Commons by dismissing criticisms of his inflammatory language as “humbug” as well as seeming to use Jo Cox’s memory for political gain. Many have accused the Prime Minister of whipping up nationalist sentiment with his rhetoric, such as by comparing Muslim women wearing niqabs to “letterboxes” – the week … Continue reading Boris Johnson is a national disgrace for defending dangerous rhetoric – Thursday’s Think Piece
Who should be the Democratic presidential nominee? This is the question that our editors face this week. This is a slightly unusual question compared to other Sunday debates. Our editors are asked to choose who they think is the best candidate from the vast list of potential presidential Democratic nominations. Point of Information editors will … Continue reading Who will be the democratic nominee to take on Trump and who do we wish it could be? – Sunday’s Debate
Three images of Canadian PM Justin Trudeau in black/brownface have been released within 24 hours today. Let’s explore how this latest blackface scandal once again exposes the long and troubled history of black caricatures being used for entertainment. Pictures emerged yesterday of the then 29-year-old Canadian premier dressed as ‘Aladdin’ for a 2001 party at … Continue reading Trudeau’s blackface scandal exposes the casual racism on both sides of the political spectrum – Thursday’s think piece