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Manchester Community’s effort to aid Afghan Refugees

Manchester Community’s effort to aid Afghan Refugees

Manchester’s British Afghan population are dealing with increased xenophobia following the full of Kabul
One Year of President Biden: A Progressive Revolution or an Uninspiring Façade?

One Year of President Biden: A Progressive Revolution or an Uninspiring Façade?

Amidst a pandemic, economic crisis, and increasing political polarisation it is fair to say that President Biden has faced a difficult first year but has it really been a progressive revolution, or was it just an uninspiring façade?
Opinion: We want to help … at our convenience

Opinion: We want to help … at our convenience

Alexander Seow explores how the Afghan crisis has exacerbated that of refugees, and asks if EU nations and the US can’t do more to help.
Womanhood in A Thousand Splendid Suns

Womanhood in A Thousand Splendid Suns

Alia Nawaz discusses female solidarity in Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns
Review: Godsend by John Wray

Review: Godsend by John Wray

John Wray’s Godsend works best on a big picture level, and because of that, doesn’t fall flat like most American fiction about the ‘War on Terror’

China, America, and the future of Afghanistan

With Western forces disengaging from Afghanistan, and with China ascending, Tristan Parsons looks at what the future holds

“My sons were killed in front of me.” The faces of the Calais refugees

Our reporter spoke with refugees at the Calais camp to get their side of the story

What I saw in the Calais migrant camp

Student reporter Daniel Saville travelled to Calais to see what refugees were going through first-hand. There, he witnessed a protest against the poor treatment they are subjected to by authorities

Should we still wear the poppy?

In the week of remembrance Shanda Moorghen and Nathan Khadaroo debate whether we should still wear the poppy…

The British Army; not yet redundant

Emily Maister argues that despite times of austerity, we shouldn’t rush to hang up the rifles

Afghan teen who “made the impossible possible”

Teenage refugee turns his survival story into a successful one.

A view of life from an ex ‘Bootie’

Features Editor Nick Renaud-Komiya meets a University of Manchester student and former Royal Marine to talk prejudice, politics and parenthood.

Combat Fatigue

Features Editor Nick Renaud-Komiya explores how aware and engaged we still are about British involvement in international wars.