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The Green Party are the future of progressive politics

The Green Party still plays a vital role for experimental, innovative left wing politics

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Interview: Green Party candidate Laura Bannister

We met with Green Party candidate for Withington, Laura Bannister, as part of our series of interviews with local candidates before the general election on June 8th

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Your chance to vote for the Mayor of Manchester

Voters will decide on the first ever elected Mayor of Greater Manchester

Students from Manchester joined protestors in London for an anti-Trident demonstration. Photo: The Mancunion

Manchester students part of “largest anti-nuclear demonstration for a generation”

Manchester students travelled to London to join the largest anti-nuclear demonstration in a generation against the renewal of Trident

Fuse TV's full coverage of the Mancunion Live event is available via their YouTube channel

Mancunion Live: The best of your tweets

During the Mancunion Live event audience members were able to tweet their views with #MancunionLive. These are the highlights of your comments

Natalie Bennett speaks to students in Manchester about climate change Photo: The Mancunion

‘Time to Act on Climate Change’ meeting on campus

Representatives from across the climate change movement met on campus to promote student and public protest ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference. On…


Eyewitness: National Student Demo turns violent

As 10,000 students march through the streets of London to protest the scrapping of student grants, William Brown follows the protest and reports back

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Natalie Bennett speaks of the insanity of nuclear weapons

Natalie Bennett tells The Mancunion about her fears of Trident, her views of Sunday’s National Demonstration, and her hopes for the future

Jeremy Corbyn's election has divided public opinion. Photo: lewishamdreamer @Flickr

Students react to Jeremy Corbyn’s election

The Mancunion speaks to students from across the political spectrum about their reaction to Jeremy Corbyn’s election as Leader of the Labour Party

"We expect political democracy. Why not economic democracy too?" Photo: Peter Tatchell

Interview: Peter Tatchell

Peter Tatchell, the human rights campaigner, spoke to The Mancunion ahead of his General Election event on the 30th of April

In the run up to the General Election we question the youth branches of each politcal party. Photo: The Mancunion

Political Party Profiles

Youth branches of the five main political parties active within the Students’ Union were interviewed on the policies of their parties and why they believe their party would best serve students

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Students go to Brussels to fight against TTIP

TTIP has been described as one of the most controversial legislations that the European Commission has tried to bring about, yet it is not as well known as would be expected. Roberta Rofman talks to Natasha Brooks about her thoughts on TTIP, her campaign in Brussels and US politics