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US imitates China: agressive foreign policy for domestic support

In an ironic turn of tact, the US is now mimicking its great rival, China, by using an aggressive foreign policy to shore up patriotic support at home

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Thousands march against Trump

On Monday 30th of January, thousands of people took to the streets of Manchester to protest against Trump’s executive orders

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Global News

This week in global news

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Stop crying Hitler

David Moseley draws upon reactions from both ends of the political spectrum to argue that we must be more acute in our historical comparisons

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Stop pretending Fidel Castro was a hero

The ignorance of Castro’s Human Rights record demonstated by many in the west threatens international relations with Cuba

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The US Election result exposes our ignorance

The “surprised” reaction to President-elect Donald Trump’s victory says a great deal about the enclaves of opinion that many students reside in

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Held hostage by Trump

Win or lose, Donald Trump may be in line for more than people think once the race to the White House is finally over

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US academic salaries do not cover basic living costs

A new wave of harsh cuts to HE institutions’ funding has left academics in financial uncertainty and fear. Many are struggling to pay for their homes and even food

Is America's gun addiction too steeped in historical entitlement to be overturned? Photo: Fibonacci Blue @Flickr

America and her rampant gun addiction

It is a remarkable task to make Piers Morgan appear rational, but he isn’t wrong about gun control in the USA

Show me the money: Perry has a dubious history of accepting large sums from wealthy donors

How much does it cost to buy a US politican’s soul? $2 billion, apparently

The age of multi-billion dollar presidential campaigns has bred a generation of US politicians who are increasingly beholden to wealthy donors