Author: Matilda Murday

Posted on July 23, 2015 by Matilda Murday

The new and trending ‘#Milifandom’: a fresh wave of young Labour supporters, or just another ironic hashtag?

 – Guest post by Emily Evans (@EmzieEvs) The new and trending ‘#Milifandom’: a fresh wave of young Labour supporters, or just another ironic hashtag? For those of you who aren’t completely up-to-date with internet slang, this refers to a “fandom” (a group of dedicated, often obsessive, fans) devoted entirely to Ed Miliband (‘milifan’- Miliband, get it?) Read More

The Guardian is wrong, women are voting, but they're still not being heard.

Today the Guardian has published an article by Polly Toynbee entitled Millions of women fail to vote. Did the suffragists suffer in vain?. I was surprised, because according to the British Election Study (BES), there is no meaningful gap between the genders when it comes to voter turnout – with 77% of men and 76% Read More

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