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Afzal Khan, currently an MEP, will stand for Labour at the Gorton by-election [Photo: Wikimedia Commons]

Interview: Labour candidate Afzal Khan

I meet Afzal Khan on a rainy Wednesday afternoon at his office in Hulme. He shares this office, which is part of ...

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Interview: Andy Burnham MP

Labour mayoral hopeful Andy Burnham has made various ambitious promises during his campaign to become Greater Manchester Mayor, in both the party’s ...

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Interview: Cahal Moran, Post-Crash Economics Society

It’s often debated as to whether economics is a “real” science. Economics has its basis in the social sciences but has moved ...

Afzal Khan, currently an MEP, will stand for Labour at the Gorton by-election [Photo: Wikimedia Commons]

Interview: Labour candidate Afzal Khan

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Interview: Andy Burnham MP

Posted on Mar 16, 2017 2
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Interview: Cahal Moran, Post-Crash Economics Society

Posted on Mar 8, 2017 3
Afzal Khan, currently an MEP, will stand for Labour at the Gorton by-election [Photo: Wikimedia Commons]

Interview: Labour candidate Afzal Khan

In the first of a series of interviews with candidates standing in to be elected on June 8th, we speak with Gorton’s Labour candidate Afzal Khan about his campaign, his background, and why so few young people engage with politics

Photo: Matt Wynne

Interview: Andy Burnham MP

After announcing his manifesto for Greater Manchester Mayor, Fuse TV and The Mancunion sat down with the Labour candidate to ask how his administration will impact students and graduates in Manchester

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Interview: Cahal Moran, Post-Crash Economics Society

We speak to one of the founders of the Post-Crash Economics Society, which aims to change economics education to better reflect the world we live in

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A student life: UOM Board Games Society

Meet Jon Bebb, one Philosophy student finding the time to balance a PhD with his contrasting role as Social Sec for the UOM Board Games Society

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Interview: Ilyas Nagdee – Diversity Officer

We talked to Diversity Officer Ilyas about if the NUS can continue in its current form, representation of Jewish students, and how intensive his role has turned out to be

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Interview: Tamara O’Neill – Activities and Development Officer

Tamara O’Neill sat down to talk about Pangaea’s future, societies’ new way to secure funding, and the Union’s relationship with student media

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Interview: Jenni Smyth – Women’s Officer

Our Editor-in-chief sits down with Women’s Officer Jenni Smyth to talk about Reclaim the Night, Trump, and talking to the other side

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A student life: chair of the Craft Beer society

We chat to Josh Hodge, the University of Manchester’s biggest craft beer enthusiast

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Interview: Sorcha Floyd – Campaigns and Citizenship Officer

We spoke to Sorcha about Go Green and Manchester’s ongoing homelessness crisis

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Interview: Saffa Mir – Community Officer

We spoke to Saffa about her efforts to improve student safety and tackle exploitative landlords

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Interview: Emma Atkins – Education Officer

We spoke to Emma about the issues she has been tackling, particularly the TEF

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Interview: Izzy Gurbuz – Wellbeing Officer

We spoke to Izzy about mental health and Food on Campus