Posts by joe-innes

Twenty-first Century Barbarians

I have a confession to make. I’ve been awake for three hours and so far, I’ve contributed to two deaths.

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Ukraine on Fire as Protests Turn Violent

It was to be a decisive move that put an end to the Euromaidan protests. After three months of protesters

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Coalition Clegg Can’t Get Enough of Power-Sharing

Nick Clegg is making a desperate bid to stay relevant. He recently announced he would consider a coalition with the

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No Benefits Please, We’re British

I am, as are many others my age, in something of a pickle. I have just escaped the 18-25 age

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Live Review: Zebrahead – O2 Academy, Birmingham – 08/02/14

Two of ska-punk’s biggest names are united on the bill tonight, co-headlining a show that promises to prove that ska

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Why Do YOU Deserve Free Healthcare?

Here at Fortitude, we’ve spoken in the past about celebrities weighing in on politics, but recently one celebrity has come

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Francois Hollande Caught With His Trousers Down… But So What?

France’s least popular president since France began having that sort of thing has experienced an unlikely boost in his ratings.

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Asbo 2.0 Rejected – But the Problem Remains

When even the Torygraph can’t get behind a new law and order initiative, you can be sure it’s badly flawed.

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The Free Schools Experiment Has Failed

The Free Schools experiment has failed. After just three years of being open, one of the first wave free schools

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Pussy Riot Freed Under New Russian Amnesty Law

In the coming hours, news from Russia will bring smiles to the faces of human rights campaigners across the world.

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