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Is ‘relatable’ online content homogenising us?

Our emotional and expressive capacities are changing the age of the meme

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Latin stereotypes are getting old

Sofia Vergara’s joke at the Golden Globes gave us a glimpse of the systemic stereotyping of Latin characters in Hollywood

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The best way to counter PC culture is to speak your mind

Newspaper bans on campus is a minor issue. Free speech advocates ought to focus their attention on more worthwhile causes

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Sankeys closes: who saw this coming?

With the closure of the beloved Sankeys, Eliott Mills turns his heart to a memory of his last trip to the infamous venue

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Women’s marches: a cathartic movement with the wrong targets

There is a hypocritical aspect in the recent women’s marches; why are we so angry at Trump and not Obama?

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Why Manchester does not need your poetry ‘crown’

Roma Havers joins forces with Manchester’s poetry community in response to the Manchester Evening News article ‘Why Manchester should be crowned the capital of poetry’

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Was the Women’s March a waste of energy?

No matter how many millions of women marched, Donald Trump was always going to hold onto power, pushing ahead with his policies. But that does not mean the march was in vain

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Our freedom is in peril at the hands of online saboteurs

Censorship of more right-wing views on online platforms must be confronted if we are to properly engage in debate

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LGBT History Month: Street Harassment

In the first of a four-part series on the continuing relevance of LGBT History Month, Michael Petch discusses the progress that the needs to be made on the street

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Remembering: Holocaust Memorial Day

This Holocaust Memorial Day, Naa Acquah, General Secretary of the University of Manchester Students’ Union, reflects on her experience visiting Auschwitz Birkenau Concentration Camp

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Presidential pondering: A philosophical analysis

What are the real reasons that made the American public choose Trump to be their commander-in-chief, and what does it mean for the United States?

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Stop crying Hitler

David Moseley draws upon reactions from both ends of the political spectrum to argue that we must be more acute in our historical comparisons