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2016, psychedelia and The Beatles

2016 has seen the build up of events of the last few decades finally burst — and The Beatles saw it coming

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The devilish web

In times of such high political stakes, we need to move away from social media and onto the street in a more inclusive effort for change

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MMG Opinion: The Rise of Populism

Why has populism become so prevalent in the Western world recently? Two of our opinion writers argue their viewpoints

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Alan Sugar: You’re Fired

The Apprentice has turned stale and is unreflective of a healthy business climate; it should be axed

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Harambe and the magic of memes

Memes have transcended the world of the Internet and made their way into politics and everyday life

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Gigi Hadid, Melania Trump, and the rise of virtue signalling

Romy Biscoe uses the controversy at the AMAs as a window to explore the modern phenomenon of ‘virtue signalling’ and its role in the US election

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War on drugs: Fabric reopens the debate

With new rules put in place, Fabric is due to reopen, and with it the age-long debate on drugs is back

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Trump and Farage are role models for aspiring politicians

The successes of Donald Trump and Nigel Farage can act as inspiration for a renewal of passion in politics

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Trump settles lawsuit against Trump University

Donald Trump has bailed out his controversial University, Trump U, out of a £25 million lawsuit

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A post-Trump journalistic meltdown

Being a good journalist is a difficult task in light of recent events, and it can sometimes be easier to stay angry than to express it with words

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Why was Trump elected?

A look back into the devastating economic and social wounds of fairly recent American history can help us to understand Trump’s success

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Two slogans that define our world

Ollie Potter looks at how the results of the Brexit referendum and the US Election were surprising yet anticipated; the people are sick of the status quo