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Great British matriarchs

Colm Lock looks at how many of Britannia’s greatest rulers were, and continue to be, women

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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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Are the police letting students down?

Security on campus and local police services for students seem to be inadequate for dealing with the safety and crime issues that the area faces

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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

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The NHS needs a digital healthcare revolution

Artificial intelligence is just one of the ground-breaking technologies that could transform NHS healthcare

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A social “awokening”: we need to start taking responsibility

Social media has kept our ‘woke’ generation from taking real political action

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The music of politics

In light of striking political messages in the Grammy Award ceremony, should music be spared from overwhelming political opinions?

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The politics of a galaxy far, far away

There have always been parallels between politics and Star Wars, but recently the resemblance has been especially clear, writes David Moseley

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LGBT History Month: body issues

In the last of this four-part series, Michael Petch looks at how unattainable beauty standards harm LGBT people

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The limits to minimalism

The present-day minimalist movement is making strides in the right direction, but has a number of limitations, writes Tristan Parsons