The Curious Case of Cognitive Dissonance

Sometimes I happen to fall upon a term I've never heard of and therefore have to Google. If the term is interesting enough my brain can get a bit obsessed thinking about it which is usually where I feel almost compelled to write a blog post about it simply to get it off my mind. …

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The Bear and Brexit

I feel that I have a responsibility to warn you that this piece is very dry, I probably wouldn't recommend it for bed time reading however if you are interested in Russian policy in Europe and Putin's role in influencing European politics (particularly Brexit and the Eurosceptic movement) then hopefully you will enjoy this. Needless …

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Brexit, Fascism and the Future

Merriam-Webster defines fascism as "a political philosophy, movement, or regime (...) that exalts nation and often race above the individual and that stands for a centralized autocratic government headed by a dictatorial leader, severe economic and social regimentation, and forcible suppression of opposition." I think that it is important to define the true meaning of …

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