Caitlin Doherty

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New report reveals widespread human rights violations by Turkish government

A report released last week has revealed that the Turkish Government committed countless human rights violations since December 2013, despite its publically stated commitment to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). At a time when the administration of President Recep Erdogan and his AK Party (AKP) is facing international scrutiny in regards to freedom…

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Labour leadership: Kendall

[su_box title=”The Labour leadership contest” box_color=”#2D2D73″ radius=”0″]Over the coming weeks Concrete will be profiling the candidates in the Labour leadership elections, bringing you news and opinion. In this piece, Liz Kendall goes under the spotlight.[/su_box] One of two female candidates in the Labour Leadership race, Liz Kendall is also the youngest, and some would argue, the…

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Labour leadership: Corbyn

[su_box title=”The Labour leadership contest” box_color=”#2D2D73″ radius=”0″]Over the coming weeks Concrete will be profiling the candidates in the Labour leadership elections, bringing you news and opinion. First, Jeremy Corbyn goes under the spotlight.[/su_box] Jeremy Corbyn, aged 65, is the oldest, the last to throw his hat into the ring, and the bookies’ current favourite candidate…

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After five years in opposition, is Labour a changed party?

There were two terms that came to define Labour’s 2010 General Election campaign and their resultant removal from Number 10 after thirteen years in power: those two terms were ‘banking crisis’ and ‘Gillian Duffy’. Gordon Brown’s government had to bear the brunt of the world economic crash that had begun two years previously and almost…

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Spinning away from the centre

Politics has always been a two way street: right or left – take your pick. In recent decades that decision has become decreasingly important as all major parties started to drift towards the centre of the political spectrum to try and attract as wide a support base as possible. If David Cameron or Ed Miliband…

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