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The theatre of debate – winning the war on political correctness

It would not be remiss for you to think that the West is at a time of cultural catastrophe: Nazis open to ...

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Elon Musk's launch was a good thing, here is why

It is impossible that you missed it, but just in case: Elon Musk and his company, SpaceX, launched the Falcon Heavy on ...

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Our love for dogs has become cruel and inhumane

We love pugs. More than 10,000 are waddling around in the UK at the moment, and the Chinese New Year of the ...

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The theatre of debate – winning the war

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Elon Musk's launch was a good thing, here

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Our love for dogs has become cruel and

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The theatre of debate – winning the war on political correctness

Reclaiming the space for intellectual, civilised debate

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Elon Musk’s launch was a good thing, here is why

Elon Musk’s launch of a sports car into outer space has faced some flack, but the criticisms might not necessarily be justified

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Our love for dogs has become cruel and inhumane

When did our love for man’s best friend become a bid to genetically mutilate them?

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The Green Party are the future of progressive politics

The Green Party still plays a vital role for experimental, innovative left wing politics

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Here’s the big problem with young people volunteering abroad

Alex Hope argues that there is a serious problem with the way that young people raise funds to volunteer abroad

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EU: Friend or Foe?

The Chancellor of the Exchequer condemns the EU “the enemy” as Manchester benefits from its kindness

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Free speech needs to be protected at universities

Freedom of speech is under threat on university campuses, as students we should be defending it

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Chancellor announces extra £400m investment in the ‘Northern Powerhouse’

Chancellor announces an extra £400m for the Northern Powerhouse aims to invigorate the Northern economy and improve infrastructure and transport links

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That baby was not born holding a coil: stop sharing fake news

Recent misinformed stories that circulated about the birth of a ‘newborn baby born holding an IUD’ should be a wake-up call for us to be more critical of the news we read and share

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Corbyn’s terrible TV debate strategy

Refusing to take part in TV debates without Theresa May was a bad idea from Jeremy Corbyn

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Martin McGuinness: Peace-broker or dealer in death?

The death of Martin McGuinness has prompted questions about the contrast between his IRA ties and his later peaceful actions, and how he should be remembered

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A defence of irony

Elliott Mills witters on for far too long; omnipresent voice Elliot Mills brings us back to a straightened-out meaning of meaning