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Patrick Ireland

Patrick Ireland is an award-winning filmmaker, journalist, entrepreneur and the Creative Director at Shout Out UK. He has degrees in Politics and Filmmaking from both the University of Sheffield and the London Film School. He has directed a variety of short films – often of a political or social nature. Since 2015, he has overseen the creative direction of Shout Out UK’s multitude of different projects. Twitter: @PatrickWIreland

London MCM: How The Fans Took Back Comics In A Gramscian Manner

London’s MCM Comic Con is like a Geek mecca for fans of comics, games and pop culture entertainment. It’s not to be missed.    With appearances from Moriarty, Agent Carter, Colossus and an array of colourful cosplayers; it’s hard not be…

0 Comments / 27/10/2017

Capitalism Is Making Us Mentally Ill

Capitalism is making us ill. Not only is it destroying our environment, but it is breeding the mental health epidemic sweeping the country.    The Right-wing often claim that Leftists want to continuously interfere in people’s lives. Cradle to the grave. The nanny…

0 Comments / 05/10/2017

Former Labour Leader Ed Miliband Calls For Political Education In Schools

Ed Miliband, the former leader of the Labour Party, called for political education to be taught in schools last night at a Conference fringe event.   The event, Votes at 16 — How To Stop Teenage Voter Suppression, was organised…

0 Comments / 26/09/2017

McDonnell’s ‘New Deal’ Provides Economic Alternative To Tory Austerity

At 12.15 today, the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, John McDonnell, took to the stage of Labour Party Conference to lay out a bold, economic ‘New Deal’ for the UK. Since arriving in Brighton yesterday, one thing has stuck out: the…

0 Comments / 25/09/2017

Momentum: The Saviours of British Democracy?

Last year in Liverpool, Momentum’s The World Transformed festival was one of the highlights of Labour Party Conference. This year, the festival has not only returned – but cemented itself as one of the most important and exciting parts of the…

0 Comments / 25/09/2017