We are on the verge of what feels like the most important UK general election of my adulthood. Against a backdrop of the global financial crisis and austerity we are witnessing a rise in far right extremism across Europe. Scotland very nearly voted to break up the country, and probably would do so if given another chance. The position of the traditional third party in British politics has been destroyed and new parties are soaring in popularity. The relentless rise of the media and especially social media, is bringing politicians and their personalities, if not their policies, ever more to the fore. What is for certain is that the result of this election is incredibly difficult to predict, and that alone makes this vote important and intriguing. So, how should you vote? Read on for my suggestion!

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