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He who shouts loudest: the danger of echo chambers

James Gill gives his opinion on the current state of journalism and free speech

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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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‘No unemployment’? Then why can’t families afford to buy food?

The way the government reports employment statistics is highly misleading, as made evident by usage of food banks reaching record highs

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Over 35,000 students did not vote in NUS delegate elections

Elected NUS delegates will represent the University of Manchester’s Students’ Union, the UK’s largest Students’ Union, at the upcoming NUS conferences

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Enactus to host social hackathon

Manchester Entrepreneurs have collaborated with Enactus, the University of Manchester’s Computer Science society, to host a one-day social hackathon event, sponsored by Enterprise Rent-A-Car

The University of Manchester Students Union (Image: Vita Student @ Flickr)

Last chance to stand in the student officer elections

Voting opens on the 24th October

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Manchester University political scene highly-rated

Which? University 2017 Student Survey ranked Manchester University highly for its “varied union activities”, “political scene” and “diverse local nightlife”

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Tuition fee reform announced at Manchester conference

Despite rumours that tuition frees were set to be cut at the Conservative Party conference, Theresa May instead announced a freeze

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An obvious solution to a big problem

Could empty properties provide a solution to the housing crisis?

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Brexit panel finds that young people hold huge stake in negotiations

While the specific nature of Brexit remains unclear, questions about the future are addressed at the University of Manchester, hosted by the Students’ Union

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Osborne at Stanford: the power of privilege and celebrity

Why George Osborne’s seven jobs are a disgrace to Manchester

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McDonnell calls for imminent action on student debt

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell reveals his vision to tackle student debt at the 2017 Labour Party Conference, with the party also outlining its post-Brexit vision