Politicans are torn between two types of voting; I’ve got the solution: just hurry up and let us vote! – By Seb Farris

The 2010 general election is definitely upon us - I don't care who you are, if you're a British citizen (asylum seekers and illegal immigrants are exempt; they've got bigger issues at hand) and you're unaware of the general election furore at the moment you're either extremely vacuous or simply apathetic, and possibly a bit …

My Labour Day – Seb Farris

My morning train rolls into Ipswich station at around half past ten, filled with passengers commuting to London Liverpool Street. After reaching my destination I rifle through newspapers in the station shop, selecting the Daily Telegraph for its latest poll review. The station is thriving with people as I patrol its floors, eager to spot …

The First Election Debate – an opinion by Alison Harris

Watched by 9.4 million viewers, The First Election Debate aired recently on ITV1 for a whole ninety minutes of prime time TV. This first live debate between the political heavyweights- the leader of the Liberal Democrat Party Nick Clegg, the leader of the Conservative party David Cameron and the Prime Minister Gordon Brown saw them …

Politics is satire’s ugly cousin – Seb Farris

What do Mock the Week, Charlie Brooker and Private Eye magazine all have in common? They each have the ability to take what is surely one of the most stultifying social components and illuminate it in a brilliant comic light. Yes, politics can actually make us laugh, as well as cry. All too frequently when …