Confirmation bias is the tendency to interpret information in such a way as to back up your existing beliefs. We see this all the time online.
As a Socialist, I abhor bigotry. I don’t like to see things being shared on social media designed to get a reaction against a specific group. Continue reading
On 11th June I turned 34. It’s fair to say that more has been packed into the month since then than in the entirety of my 33rd year.
England played their first match at the European Championships against Russia on my birthday. If anything, we should be thankful for the England football team, because so far they are the only thing that has maintained consistency, i.e. disappointment. For the money those lads get paid, that’s the least we can ask for. Continue reading
The debate around membership of the European Union (EU) is hotting up now in anticipation of the referendum on 23rd June.
As it stands, the arguments for a “Leave” vote has been dominated by the racist right, including UKIP and some of the worst examples of the Tory party. Continue reading