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The widening gap between SU Exec officers and students

They represent a 40,000-strong student body, yet many struggle to recall their names or what they do

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Big, bad Vlad

Putin has re-directed Russia onto the path of becoming a formidable and threatening world power

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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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Feminism and the F1 grid girls

On one hand is a symbolic step forward, on the other is many women left without jobs

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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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Modern romance is broken

How suffocating fixations on monogamous loyalty ruins our relationships

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Italy’s awakening

Italy is populism’s next victim in Europe

Trump has inspired the apolitical to become involved in politics (Photo: Gage Skidmore @ Flickr)

Not my President: how Donald Trump threatens the entire world – and what we can do to stop him

Donald Trump is the peace movement’s greatest enemy, but he could become its greatest asset, writes CND volunteer Lily Sheehan

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Carillion’s liquidation is disturbing for many reasons

The collapse of the UK’s second largest construction company highlights significant flaws in how we envisage government regulation

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Is it still okay to like anything made by anyone anymore?

Anyone being: John Travolta, Woody Allen, Kevin Spacey (and the list goes on…)

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‘The Devil’s Dung’: why Christianity should be progressive

Political Christianity should restore its roots of socialism and progressivism


Donornomics: An analysis of the Republican Tax Bill

Republican lawmakers have passed a new version of Reaganomics that seems to benefit their wealthy donors rather than the average voter