COP27: Where do we go from here?
After another weak COP summit, how can our leaders do more to ensure that we prevent disaster?
You’re not a celebrity Hancock, get out of there
Amid his farcical tenure as Health Secretary, treating Matt Hancock as a celebrity in the jungle is an insult to millions
Representation still represents a problem for Labour
The lack of representation is evident on all fronts of UK political parties, but how will Labour answer in the face of substantial ethnic minority and female contenders?
Musk Off: Why Twitter’s acquisition won’t save discussion
Elon Musk’s ill-advised Twitter purchase will do nothing to help the failing platform
Up the creek without a pad
Are the free pads in the Students’ Union toilets enough to save you when shark week arrives?
How our popular culture has failed us
The glamourisation of wealth, and the acceptance of inequality, is indicative of society’s failure as a whole
Diversity in STEM: Why you should care
Science always answers the question; now it needs to answer why it is full of straight white men
(Anti-)protest politics: The fight for a right to protest
Amid violence at pro-democracy protests at the Chinese Consulate in Manchester, the right to protest is coming severely under threat
Friend or Foe: How will technology continue to influence art?
Is art a purely humanist endeavour? The creators of Ai-Da don’t seem to think so
A moment for reflection and reconstruction: Liz leaves, Sunak starts
The tumultuous end of Liz Truss’ brief premiership, and the unmandated start of Rishi Sunak’s gives us a moment for reflection and reconstruction in British politics
Honestly? I don’t quite get the Fallowfield hype
Didn’t make it into Fallowfield in first year? Don’t worry, it’s not all it’s cracked up to be
The Only Way is Westminster: Politics or reality TV? We need a general election now
The British people deserve a general election after all this chaos and here’s why
Rishi Sunak: Mission Impossible
Rishi Sunak faces an impossible mission as Britain’s new PM and leader of the Tory Party
Liz Truss leavers 2022
Following up from ‘In Liz we Truss’, we formulate a new playlist ripe for Liz’s leaving do
Will the Conservatives’ Hubris be their downfall?
Has the Conservatives’ election-winning success over the past decade led to a sense of hubris and complacency?
Drama for Starmer: Does the Labour party have what it takes?
Two years before the next general election and battling factionalism, reports of transphobia, and the Forde report, does the Labour Party have what it takes?
Your bills need paying, but the government won’t pay theirs
Does this government actually know what governing means? If it does, it has a weird way of showing it
Forgotten Histories: why is only England’s past prioritised?
A crisis of identity? The concern over the lack of history of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland taught in the UK
Tory Party Conference 2022: Governing the state – or just a state?
The Tory Party Conference was a disaster for Liz Truss’ government. Can she repair her broken party? It doesn’t seem so
‘Superficially Black’: Why no one can define Kwasi Kwarteng’s Blackness
Rupa Huq’s racist comments must spark a conversation about what Blackness means in UK politics