Candid Carver

My views on important issues of the day.

The English Patient: Why Every UKIP Vote Counts

The English Patient: Why Every UKIP Vote Counts


It’s time to face up to a morbid reality: Democracy in the UK is on life-support and may well struggle to make it through the aftermath of another hung Parliament with the secret backroom deal… Continue Reading »

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Grand Coalition?

Grand Coalition?

The inability of both political pundits and bookmakers to declare a probable election winner on May 7th has increasingly led to talk of the very realistic prospect of another coalition governmen… Continue Reading »

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Will Bringing Back Blair Kill Miliband Off

Labour has been so badly bruised by attacks from business leaders that they are considering the unthinkable - Bringing back "Toxic Tony" to help them in their election campaign.

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Why The EU Can't Be A World Player

Last week saw the 70th anniversary commemorations of the liberation of Auschwitz by Russian troops, after 1.5 million, mainly Jewish people were murdered.  World leaders vowed to learn the lessons from the Second World War. From here, the embryo of the EU was created. 

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In An Increasingly Dangerous World, The EU Needs To Get It's Priorities Right

On the very day that the European Central Bank tightens the screws on the Greek people, the Jordanian monarch is reported to be participating in airstrikes against ISIL, in response to the horri… Continue Reading »

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