Articles by: HarrietAW
Third year English and Politics student living in Manchester, particularly enjoy writing about politics and current affairs. I blog at harrietalicewhitehead.blogspot.co.uk .

Are drones changing the nature of warfare?

June 8, 2015 12:40 pm0 comments
Are drones changing the nature of warfare?

“A life for a life”, an eye for an eye, everything is so black and white in Prince Harry’s world, well in his military world. The good guys kill the bad guys, just like in the movies, or in the video games. I’m sure his military leaders would be proud; […]

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The Philpott case cannot justify removing care from vulnerable children.

April 8, 2013 5:00 pm1 comment
The Philpott case cannot justify removing care from vulnerable children.

Maybe Mick Philpott had too much time on his hands, what with him not having a job. Perhaps that is why he came up with a plot to set fire to his own house so that he could rescue his children and blame the fire on his ex-girlfriend. If you […]

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10 Reasons Why George Osborne Shouldn’t Be Chancellor.

March 8, 2013 3:10 pm5 comments
10 Reasons Why George Osborne Shouldn’t Be Chancellor.

I know we shouldn’t blame all of our economic woes on the haughty George Osborne, but someone’s got to own up: 1. He told us that the most important thing is that we keep our triple A credit rating and now we have lost it. So he has failed. For […]

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The PM’s trip to India – Another U-turn on Immigration?

February 22, 2013 1:11 pm0 comments
The PM’s trip to India – Another U-turn on Immigration?

So David Cameron has changed his mind about immigration (certain types of immigration). His stance for the last two years has been, ‘you are not welcome’. He spoke of getting migration targets down to tens, rather than hundreds of thousands and the way he was to achieve that was to […]

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Review of Hyde Park on Hudson

February 13, 2013 11:50 am0 comments
Review of Hyde Park on Hudson

So this seems to be the month for heavy hitting political films based on great American presidents. Yes, that is what you get from Lincoln, but from Hyde Park on Hudson, you get meh. I was looking forward to it; it’s set during a fascinating period in history and centred […]

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While people queue for food banks, MP’s want £80,000 a year

January 14, 2013 11:52 am1 comment
While people queue for food banks, MP’s want £80,000 a year

Between April and November last year, 13,500 people visited food banks in Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside, mostly people who are in work. As benefits are cut for the unemployed and for working people, food banks are likely to become a set feature of our society, with charities expected to […]

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