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Our homelessness problem

Manchester is, in every sense, a modern metropolis. It is the country’s third largest city, with industrial era warehouses that it has ...

George Osborne
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In it together? A welcome to Professor Osborne

Manchester has a fascinating political history full of controversy and societal change. But how will Professor Osborne cope with the controversy around ...

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Manchester attack: He called this city home, too

The reaction to this week’s attack at Manchester Arena has been warm and strong, but ultimately predictable. Yet again, on both sides ...

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Our homelessness problem

Posted on Sep 19, 2017 1
George Osborne
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In it together? A welcome to Professor Osborne

Posted on Sep 19, 2017 2
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Manchester attack: He called this city home, too

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Our homelessness problem

Why we feel guilty, and what needs to change

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In it together? A welcome to Professor Osborne

How will students receive the ex-Chancellor of the Exchequer’s appointment?

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Manchester attack: He called this city home, too

We must ‘go beyond simplistic notions of madness, religion, and love. Instead, we must turn to issues of poverty, crime, drugs, alienation, integration, and more’

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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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Millennials face real problems

Those who defend millennials are failing to recognise the real problems that face our generation

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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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Student elections and ongoing contradictions

Elliott Mills illustrates how continued low voter turnout in Student Union elections is widening the gap between students and those representing them

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The infrastructure and politics of the Curry Mile

The Reclaim the Night march and Wilsmlow Road’s new cycle lanes expose the subtle tensions that exist between the Rusholme and student communities

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Sorry, but Emma Watson is still a feminist

The scandal surrounding Emma Watson’s Vanity Fair cover shoot is just another way to compartmentalise women

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The ‘Before I Die’ blackboard: Iterations and implications

Elliott Mills illustrates how the ‘Before I Die’ blackboard, as well as other everyday features of Oxford Road, is a symbol for the cycle of life and death

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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