Government and Politics (KS5)

“WE HANG THE PETTY THIEVES AND APPOINT THE GREAT ONES TO PUBLIC OFFICE.”
Aesop (6th Century BC)

Politics is not just a load of middle aged, middle class men endlessly arguing about mundane legislation.  It is far more intriguing.  From parliamentary scandals to debates over Europe, it is constantly changing, with a plethora of opinions and viewpoints.  “Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under.” (Mencken, 1949) and without political literacy, we cannot do anything about it.