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Martin McGuinness: Peace-broker or dealer in death?

Martin McGuinness passed away this past week at the age of 66. There is no doubt that the majority of the reactions ...

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A defence of irony

My voice is said to sound ironic. Often, if I attempt to console someone it sounds like I am taking the piss. ...

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Politicians are humans too

British politics has been somewhat of a rollercoaster since the EU referendum. Article 50 is set to be triggered this month. Internal ...

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Martin McGuinness: Peace-broker or dealer in death?

Posted on Mar 28, 2017 1
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A defence of irony

Posted on Mar 22, 2017 2
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Politicians are humans too

Posted on Mar 21, 2017 3
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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

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Politicians are humans too

Our representatives aren’t the cold-blooded reptiles that some like to imagine

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A culture of objectification, not rape

We must be more accurate with our definitions of the threats that women face if we are to tackle misogynistic behaviour in public and in private

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A new traditionalism in political debate

We ought to understand ourselves, then engage with our families, friends, and communities before taking to the streets in rage

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Men must listen to feminists

In the wake of the recent Reclaim the Night protest, David Moseley illustrates a role for men in feminist movements

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A sympathetic view of Milo Yiannopoulos

The left must be more understanding towards the individuals that are attracted to the views of speakers like Yiannopoulos, argues Sam Glover

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The fallacy behind boycotting businesses

Boycotting products or services for allegedly supporting Donald Trump does very little to help the cause, writes Marina Iskander

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READ THIS: Pewdiepie and clickbait

As clickbait, personal attacks, and other false reporting flood online journalism, media outlets are becoming increasingly dangerous, writes Joseph Whitfield

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Where will this populism lead us?

Centrists across the Western world must come together in opposition of current political tactics that point us towards an uncertain future, writes Liam O’Brien

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We should not give in to ‘alternative facts’

David Moseley looks at how we must scrutinise all facts and claims to keep “alternative facts” from materialising

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Reclaim the Night: We do not live in a rape culture

Francis Edge argues that one of the main claims of Reclaim the Night movement, that we live in a rape culture, does not stack up