Cara Conte writes about the news coverage of Shamima Begum and asks why the UK population have not been more compassionate and understanding. Should we not address what is what that made Begum feel like she needed the protection promised to her by her groomers?
Matthew Gold argues that the apathy in the press towards the recent assault on Jeremy Corbyn represents the poisonous attitude towards politicians perpetuated by the press.
Nimo Omer deplores the lack of encouragement for BME groups to enter into political circles at University
Sophie Marriott argues that whilst we enjoy the unseasonable weather this week we should remember the climate change it is a symptom of is not just going to keep making things a bit warmer, but it is already causing devastating natural disasters.
Nimo Omer discusses the prevalence of right-wing groups and how important it is to take them seriously.
George Walker argues ‘The Independent Group’ represents a backwards step for progressive politics and the electoral fight against the failing Conservative party, a by-election should be called immediately.
Lily Rosenberg writes about what she sees as a binging culture among students. From Netflix to booze to uni work, our concepts of time have been warped by a constant over-indulgence on everything, whether we enjoy it or not.
Jake Dunn examines the new force in Spanish politics: VOX, a far-right party which has 11% of the national vote share
Razan Samkari argues that online giants like Facebook are not currently compatible with modern, transparent democracies and need to be restrained by laws and policy to protect their users.
Amy Morris looks at Louis Theroux’s controversial new documentary ‘The Night In Question’ and how it takes a new approach to understanding rape culture, and may well be more successful in changing people’s minds
Oli Storey looks at the recent student protests against climate breakdown, and argues that it is time for the youth to be more active in the face of The University of Manchester’s investments in the fossil fuel industry.
Cachella Smith suggests that we should not have to resort to money tactics in a bid to try and save our environment.
We can’t stop climate change by getting better at recycling, and we probably can’t even stop the worst of it with advanced technologies, but there is one reason we should continue the fight
Sophie Marriott argues that the legislation to fine homeless people in Manchester for ‘Anti-Social Behaviour’ is archaic and misguided.
Alex Candlin argues that the best way of confronting hate speech is not to reject everyone’s right to speak as this will allow the views to continue to circulate, and will not address the underlying causes.
Jay Darcy writes about raising awareness of the traumatic psychological damage caused by hate crime through virtual reality experiences which mimic Islamophobic attacks.
Watching TV means that every 15-minutes there’s an interruption from a stream of advertisements, which collectively makes up a large portion of our viewing experience. I tend to roll my eyes at the awkward perfume adverts, but there are occasionally ones which do engage me. Gillette recently revealed their advert on toxic masculinity which gained […]