The Gender Pay Gap Does Exist – and Childcare is Key to Tackling it

by Bobby Gardiner Late last year, Sony was comprehensively hacked by a group called the ‘Guardians of Peace’. The company’s inner workings were gutted and thrown into the public eye, with many of the originally private email conversations sparking outrage and debate. One such conversation was between Andrew Gumpert and Amy Pascal, who were discussing… Read More

The lesser of two evils?

by Bobby Gardiner   Voting in my first election has been preceded by a cacophony of questions about what is important. These initial questions didn’t seem to be framed within any political paradigm – to the uninitiated, “the deficit” and other buzz-words are nothing more than a euphemism for the gaping asymmetry between politicians and… Read More

The Reality Behind ‘economic recovery’

by Bobby Gardiner Amidst political rhetoric and buzz-words, a consensus seems to have emerged – the economy has recovered. Such a conclusion often aims to justify Tory austerity, fortify Cameron’s leadership and frame Britain’s limited political left as naïve in their anti-austerity standpoint. But, just as in 2010 when the UK’s largest three parties sold… Read More