Many international problems have a local dimension, and the refugee crisis is no exception. Andrew Larder asks whether our city, which has a long and proud tradition of welcoming desperate people from all over the [… read more ]
S&C Editor in Chief, Sarah Cheverton reports on the local crewing and deployment of ALPs – vehicles designed to tackle high rise fires – as lessons for Portsmouth continue to emerge from the Grenfell Tower [… read more ]
Portsmouth resident and community activist, Alan Burgess, responds to UKIP’s Cllr Galloway and his motion for ‘the local police force to be more vigilant and to help the Council to remove the ever increasing beggars [… read more ]
Horror author and satirist Justin MacCormack examines UKIP’s latest local gaffe through the lens of dark and dystopian science fiction. In the wake of the Grenfell Tower inferno, I expected there to be a respectful [… read more ]
Portsmouth Green Party member, Mike Wines, gives a personal account of Tory Minister Phillip Hammond’s recent visit to the Hotwalls Studios and the somewhat surreal fracas between Labour and Conservative activists, members and campaigners that [… read more ]
The great political soundbites are vividly memorable and powerfully persuasive. But, as Mark Wright argues, the current Conservative election campaign is obsessed with empty platitudes that barely conceal the u-turns, flip-flops and mis-steps that have [… read more ]
Katie Roberts talks to Jon Woods of Portsmouth Against the Cuts Together and the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) about Jeremy Corbyn’s election chances, the shifting loyalties in Portsmouth politics and a Conservative councillor’s audacious attempt [… read more ]
Portsmouth visual satirist and S&C regular Mike Gumbrell creates a new take on an old classic with a board game based on Portsmouth Politics, Portsmouthonopoly.