Josh Hamilton

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A Secret Senate Healthcare Bill Seems A Fitting Conclusion

A Senate healthcare bill drawn up hastily in a dark back room seems a fitting conclusion to the roller-coaster ride we have had in healthcare over …

Health Care

Is Theresa May Gambling By Starting Brexit Negotiations Before Her Queen’s Speech Passes?

Michael Barnier and David Davis led the preliminary Brexit talks that started this morning and have already given in on one of their main negotiating …

Great Britain

Who Are The DUP?

Arlene Foster and the DUP have suddenly become the most powerful people in British politics. With their sweep of 10/18 seats in Northern Ireland they …

Great Britain

Why It’s The Perfect Time For A Carbon Tax In The UK

In 2010, David Cameron promised that his government was going to be the greenest government ever. Yet, since then, the Conservatives have pushed back …

Climate

What Is The Amygdala?

The expansion and evolution of our brains can be likened to the growth of villages into vast sprawling cities over hundreds of years. We started with …

Financial Services

What Can Westworld Teach Us About Artificial Intelligence and Consciousness?

Eventually, we will be able to simulate the human brain in all its glory, 86 billion neurons down to the last synapse. This eventuality leaves a …

Consciousness

Why The Comey Hearing Changes Nothing, Yet

James Comey’s testimony set social media alight with some 19.5 million people tuning in to watch the former FBI Director testify before Congress. …

Donald Trump

Music Is Still A Powerful Political Tool

There are many who believe that the role of a musician is to entertain, certainly not to get involved in politics. They see artists such as Beyoncé, …

Music

Grenfell Fire and Fallout: A Lesson In Media Framing

The fire at Grenfell tower in Kensington has been at the centre of media coverage over the past few days. The deaths have sparked angry protests, …

Framing

Want Action? Stop Funding Terrorism

The Manchester attack was not a one off act of terrorism, it was not the first, and nor will it be the last. In the days that have followed …

Human Rights

The Ideological Turing Test: More Important Than Ever?

For those of you unfamiliar with the Turing Test, it was first proposed by Alan Turing in 1951 in a paper called ‘the imitation game’. In Lehman’s …

Turing Test

12.6% to 1.8%: Can Nigel Farage Save UKIP?

“We are the turkeys that would vote for Christmas”, it’s a phrase that was uttered time and time again by former UKIP leader Nigel Farage during the …

UKIP

Where Could Labour Target In A Second Snap Election?

Seven weeks ago, Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party were staring down the barrel of a monumental defeat. A 24 point polling gap spelled disaster for …

Labour Party

Explanations and Solutions

SDLP MLA Claire Hanna was our guest on the show today. We spoke all about the breakdown of government at Stomont, the attempts to get it running …

Great Britain