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The theatre of debate – winning the war on political correctness

Reclaiming the space for intellectual, civilised debate

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Racial identity in Southeast Asia as a modern social construct

Exploitative and divisive ideologies around race are a tool of power – just take a look at Southeast Asia

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A new Italy: Europe’s problem

Another domino has fallen… will it topple a united Europe?

Photo: Ella Milburn

Why was there no official LGBT+ bloc at Reclaim The Night?

Because the Student’s Union forgot about us

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False intimacy in social media adverts

Are social media influencers exploiting the authenticity of their platform for profit?

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An ode to Antwerp

Why we should mourn the decline of UK nightlife

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The marvel of the real Black Panthers

“I do not expect the media to create positive black male images” – Huey P. Newton, founder of the Black Panther Party

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Angela Merkel: Die Überlebende (The Survivor)

How the Queen of Europe rose to her throne

Terry Robinson @geograph.org

Carillion’s dirty papers

Parliament voted to release the government’s risk assessments of Carillion… and they are devastating

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Norway: where’s my (oil) money?

A look at what Brits can learn from the Norwegians and their $1 Trillion sovereign wealth fund

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The problems with the government’s war on encryption

“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” – Benjamin Franklin

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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