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Complacent like me? Read ‘The Autobiography of an Ex-coloured Man’

After reading James Weldon Johnson’s 1912 book, Margherita Concina gives her thoughts on race and politics

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A new Italy: Europe’s problem

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

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A liberal for Romney

The former Governor of Massachusetts is running for Senate in Utah. His victory is not only inevitable but also quite desirable.

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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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Manchester’s women in STEM: past and present

For International Women’s Day, we profile inspirational Manchester female scientists, from past and present

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Review: Winter Solstice

Rob Tomlinson reviews an ‘important and engrossing’ production from The Actors Touring Company

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Angela Merkel: Die Überlebende (The Survivor)

How the Queen of Europe rose to her throne

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Jacob Rees-Mogg’s UWE event disrupted

Chaos broke out after the event the MP was speaking at was disrupted by anti-fascist demonstrators

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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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Greater Manchester Police denies they have ‘lost control’

The force has admitted they are not able to respond to every crime

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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