Spain rescues 600 migrants at sea in day as flow from Morocco swells

Spain rescued over 600 migrants in 24 hours on Thursday as they attempted to cross from Morocco to Spain amid a surge in arrivals on what has become the fastest growing sea route to Europe, according to reports. The migrants were found in 15 vessels on Wednesday including a jet ski after sailing across the… Read More Spain rescues 600 migrants at sea in day as flow from Morocco swells

If the Refugee Crisis isn’t managed appropriately, it could be the downfall of the EU

  The European Union ensures political unity across the continent. It enjoins the 28 member states to positively integrate with one another. Generation after generation of turmoil, hitting a climax during the first half of the twentieth century, eventually led the European nations to come together over trade relations and diplomacy, rather than focusing on their own… Read More If the Refugee Crisis isn’t managed appropriately, it could be the downfall of the EU

Is Marine Le Pen Finished? Has the Front National’s Momentum Sunk?

  The Front National started off tremendously. In the first round of the French local elections held over a week ago, the anti-EU Nationalist party bagged a historic victory, securing 28% of the vote and leading 6 out of the 13 contested regions. Leader Marine Le Pen took the party from the gutter of the political… Read More Is Marine Le Pen Finished? Has the Front National’s Momentum Sunk?

The aftermath of the Paris massacre – 6 possibilities which could occur as a result

Last night’s tragic ordeal in Paris echoed not only throughout France, but throughout the entire world. Shootings occurred in multiple locations in the city, materializing a widespread panic. Estimates of deaths vary, although President Francis Hollande has declared 127 dead, with possibly 200 injured; 99 in a critical condition. My thoughts are with those who… Read More The aftermath of the Paris massacre – 6 possibilities which could occur as a result

Why the Calais migrant “crisis” is not even that much of a crisis

Anyone remotely informed on current events is most likely aware, or would have at least even briefly heard about the recent outbreak of refugees attempting to gain entry in Britain from Calais – even those who are not politically engaged to a great extent. As with most incidents involving immigration, many particular scaremongering outlets of the mass media have dug… Read More Why the Calais migrant “crisis” is not even that much of a crisis

The Basic Universal Income – would it ever be achieved, or is it simply a pipe dream?

In recent years, there has been a level of spirited debate on the issue of a Basic Universal Income. I myself in fact wrote an article on the subject last week, explaining how it would be feasible and how it could be a benefit to society – click here to view it. Many supporters of the… Read More The Basic Universal Income – would it ever be achieved, or is it simply a pipe dream?

Why a Basic Universal Income would be a huge step forward for society

A few months ago now, I read up on a revolutionary proposal, and have spend some time pondering over it since then. It was initially proposed in September 2013 in Switzerland, and  a referendum was actually triggered over it. The vision was to deliver a Basic Universal Income to all members of the public living in… Read More Why a Basic Universal Income would be a huge step forward for society