Goodbye Bipolar, Hello Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder Earlier this week, I visited my psychiatrist for the first time in about a year. The last time that I saw her, she … Continue Reading A New Diagnosis
Gender, language, and democracy by Matt Coot In July 2017, I wrote an article about gender and how gender specific terms need to be replaced with non-gender specific terms. … Continue Reading Gender, Language, and Democracy
When we examine the result of the local elections, who do you believe is the winner? Headlines seem to be focused on the Labour and Conservative parties. The BBC seems … Continue Reading Local Election Results: The Winners and Losers
We need evidence and a democratic decision before launching our nation into war. An opinion piece by Matt Coot Syria The Prime Minister has met with the Cabinet to discuss … Continue Reading Is “highly likely” really enough?
I know what you’re thinking. All this nonsense on the news about Facebook and people’s data is nothing to do with you. You don’t do enough on Facebook for there … Continue Reading How to stay safe on Facebook
How is Boris Johnson still the Foreign Secretary? by Matt Coot Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, or as he is most commonly known ‘Boris Johnson’, was an odd choice for … Continue Reading Boris Johnson should be fired
Today is a bad day by Matt Coot What scares you? Imagine if you wake up and you’re scared of everything. You’re scared of opening your eyes for fear of … Continue Reading We need a new word for ‘anxiety’
Controversial Council Chooses New Leadership An update to a previous article by Matt Coot Regular readers will be aware that I have been leading a campaign against a particular town … Continue Reading Opinion: Council Controversy
What is more democratic? by Matt Coot In June 2016, 51.2% of the entire population of the UK took part in the most important vote of the nation’s recent history: … Continue Reading Should there be a second referendum?
Where’s my apology? by Matt Coot “Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters, cannot be trusted with important matters” Albert Einstein On 7th July 2017, I resigned as … Continue Reading Opinion: Why I am protesting against the mayoral candidate for Saltash Town Council
Do you know how it feels to a vulnerable mental health patient when you tell them that they are on a “very long waiting list”? by Matt Coot The answer, … Continue Reading Abandoned by the Community Mental Health Team
The Importance of Evidence and How to Create a Believable Story by Matt Coot Proof has always been the burden of the prosecution. The prosecution must, without any reasonable doubt, … Continue Reading Burden of Proof
Callous Conservatives Continue Controversial Crippling Cuts by Matt Coot When in coalition with the Liberal Democrat Party, the Conservative Party agreed to introduce free school meals for primary school children. … Continue Reading Not In My Name
Russia: What will happen next? Probably nothing. by Matt Coot On 4th March 2018, Novichok (a nerve agent) was used in an attempted assassination attempt on a former Russian spy … Continue Reading What next after Novichok attack?
Tories are the Party of No Hope by Matt Coot The Conservative Party’s very own Vice-Chairman for Policy, Chris Skidmore, has called the Labour Party, the “party of hope”. So … Continue Reading Tory Policy Chief Declares Labour as “Party of Hope”
A lie cannot live, nor can it save lives by Matt Coot Martin Luther King Jr once said that “a lie cannot live”. In other words, lies that are told … Continue Reading Truth must prevail about our NHS