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Politista – Are We Suffering From News Fatigue?

Fatigue isn’t a very nice word, is it? Personally, it reminds me of suburban mothers who can’t find a less exaggerated way to express how they have to feel when […]

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Politista – Je Suis Together

In the aftermath of the atrocity in Paris, a calculated attack that the Islamic State has taken responsibility for, which has left 129 dead and hundreds more wounded, Europe is […]

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Politista – Our Great and Glorious Hypocrisies

It’s interesting that in a year where Donald Trump’s Presidential programme is casting light on the dubious foreign policy of the USA, the last British prisoner in Guantanamo Bay detention centre for those of […]

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Politista – From Rochdale to Raqqa: The Ongoing Problem of FGM

Something that decisively chose the subject matter of my column this week was the fact that I wondered whether the subject matter itself was passé. “Has this been covered too […]

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Politista – Not in my back yard

…and now folks, for something a bit closer to home. On 26th September, a group of protesters with the elegant moniker ‘Fuck Parade’ set up shop outside the Cereal Killer […]

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Politista – Rise of the Corbynites

  It’s an interesting time to have an interest in British politics. A subject that would send most people running if you brought it up over a few beers has […]

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social cohesion or social cleansing?

When looking for things to fill my time with over the longest holiday I’ll have until my retirement looms, I have two main criteria – 1) is it free? and […]

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A day in the mind of Donald

Now, as someone who has self-respect and at least a basic understanding of the concept of human rights, I could never have said that there seemed anything vaguely appealing about […]

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Politista

Is it only me who rolled their eyes back into their head in horror at the news that the last bastion of our humanity has been shot in the neck? […]