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Why Engels? Why Now?

“That a class which lives under the conditions already sketched and is so ill­ provided with the most necessary means of subsistence ...

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Tweeting on the beat

When I was recently presented with the opportunity to accompany an Inspector of the Greater Manchester Police (GMP) on a Saturday night patrol (whilst at ...

The intriguing design of Salford's anechoic chamber produces a background noise level of -12.4dB—far below the threshold of the human ear. Photo: University of Salford

Inside the quietest place in Britain

Everyone wants some peace and quiet every once in a while. Sadly, for most of us, it can be pretty hard to ...

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Why Engels? Why Now?

Posted on Feb 3, 2016 1
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@Flickr

Tweeting on the beat

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 2
The intriguing design of Salford's anechoic chamber produces a background noise level of -12.4dB—far below the threshold of the human ear. Photo: University of Salford

Inside the quietest place in Britain

Posted on Dec 1, 2015 3
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Mancunion Live: The best of your tweets

During the Mancunion Live event audience members were able to tweet their views with #MancunionLive. These are the highlights of your comments

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Why Engels? Why Now?

On the back of Jeremy Corbyn’s resounding victory in last year’s Labour leadership election, we explore the legacy of adopted Mancunian Friedrich Engels

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Re-bunking the myths of veganism

In our last issue, we heard a defence against the common criticisms of veganism. Here, Jessica Chow-Lau rebukes the increasingly popular lifestyle choice

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Tweeting on the beat

Music editor Henry Scanlan spends a night on patrol with Greater Manchester Police and learns about student safety

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Inside the quietest place in Britain

As part of the 2015 Manchester Science Festival, Andy van den Bent-Kelly headed over to the University of Salford’s acoustics labs, best known for housing one of the quietest rooms on the planet—the anechoic chamber

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Lemn Sissay’s Christmas Dinner

Many care leavers spend Christmas Day away from family and friends, with no definite place to go, and often feeling desolate. Lemn Sissay is doing his bit to give something back

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In conversation with Tariq Ali

Left wing giant Tariq Ali sits down with William Brown to discuss student power, the world today, and his hopes and fears for the future

Vegan food is much tastier and more varied than people anticipate. Photo: sweetonveg@Flickr

Debunking the myths of veganism

As veganism gets more and more popular, Matthew Perry asks if there is actually any logic behind it

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LGBT* people continue to face huge, hidden health problems

The LGBT* community is still experiencing a major health crisis, yet its extent remains relatively unknown and the NHS often fails to provide adequate care

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What Difference Does it Make?

Six months on from the General Election, Polly Bartlett takes a look into the effects of austerity on Manchester’s most vulnerable

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Paul Foot: A man of many words that provide little discernible information

Features Editor Joe Evans speaks to Paul Foot and fails to get any real answers to any questions about anything at all

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Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain: A peep behind the writing

With the seminal series Peep Show drawing to a conclusion, Joe Evans sits down with the show’s writers to discuss success, comedy, Manchester, and just ‘doing it’