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.
Sophie Marriott looks at the way student culture, for all its diversity, can pigeonhole us into narrow tropes with particular expectations, and how this can restrain our ability to explore our self-identities.
George Walker analyses international backing of Juan Guaido as interim president of Venezuela is deeply undemocratic and potentially dangerous
Cachella Smith suggests that Liam Neeson’s excuse for his racist comments and actions is insufficient and actually racist in itself
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 […]
Nimo Omer looks at the success of the ‘Our Future Our Choice’ who were behind the blue bus on campus last week. Although the establishment seem baffled by their success amongst young people they have reinvigorated Brexit.
Aisha Al-Janabi argues that it is a good thing there now exists an increased pressure on brands to be socially-responsible and engaging.
Alexander Candlin looks at the potential of a no-deal Brexit, and asks whether MPs voting against it as an option has damaged the UK’s bargaining position.