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Monthly Archives: April, 2015

Elysian Shores

Over 800 refugees died when their boat capsized in Libyan waters. These people were seeking a perilous journey across the Mediterranean to Europe, in order to escape war and poverty … Continue reading

April 30, 2015

The Insinuation Game

When cornered, the coiled viper strikes. Negative campaigning in political elections is when, instead of candidates professing why voters should back them or their party, they highlight supposed personal deficiencies … Continue reading

April 26, 2015

Failure to Understand

The role of the political candidate is to convince the electorate of their views, to encourage a vote at a coming election. The University of Bath student newspaper bathimpact shared … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

Party Election Broadcasts III: Labour, Green

Labour (Video: Labour Party) Labour’s second iteration of political broadcasts focusses on the National Health Service (NHS). Released with Mirror Online, the film switches between Harry Leslie Smith, who was … Continue reading

April 22, 2015

Personally Addressed

Targeting political leaflets and letters to particular constituents is a form of campaign optimisation. Unfortunately, these personally addressed letters may not give an honest picture. It should be noted, as … Continue reading

April 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

Cheryl’s Birthday

Mathematics is an entrancing subject, covering cold logic to modelling hot lava. Logical deductions and analytical reasoning form a fundamental part of mathematics, and of wider analysis, whether in marketing, … Continue reading

April 16, 2015

Party Election Broadcasts II: Liberal Democrats, UKIP

Liberal Democrats (Video: Liberal Democrats) On the second exit, go down Metaphor Way. Led by a sat-nav, the Liberal Democrats may have reached their final destination in this party election … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · 3 Comments