Joe Mason argues that we in Britain can learn a lot from the protests in Chile and Ecuador
After a good month of parliamentary jostling and maneuvering, PM Boris Johnson has finally twisted the opposition’s arm in getting an election, framing it in eerily 2017-esque “crush the saboteurs” terms. The hope for the Prime Minister is that with the election he can effectively wipe out any mandate for a second referendum, picking up […]
Approximately 13,000 people took to the streets as the Conservatives held their annual party conference in Manchester
Spending cuts as a result of austerity have prevented Manchester from outshining rival international cities, but is the Northern Powerhouse still an attainable vision?
The Tutor Trust is just one of many charities helping disadvantaged pupils achieve their educational dreams
Louis Haddad reviews the photography exhibition, ‘We Are All One’, which sought to humanise the pandemic of homelessness; an all-too-familiar problem in Manchester
Why Big Lip needs to pull the ‘magic money tree’ out of his arse and deliver before we’ve had it.
How will students receive the ex-Chancellor of the Exchequer’s appointment?
George Walker argues that Rochdale is emblematic of the systemic national failure to address the deprivation in British towns
Taking place below the streets of the city, the event was a timely comment on society in Britain today, perfectly encapsulating the dissatisfied, determined and defiant outlook of today’s youth
Report claims austerity in Northern city has lead to economic and social challenges due to lack of funding from government
Manchester City Council’s draft budget for 2019/2020 set to balance austerity and spending on social services as it meets a three year plan
Cuts to public services combined with increasing demand have led to councils hiking taxes
Matthew Gold argues that the Conservatives’ 2018 budget is about as far away from genuinely ending austerity as any of us are and Hammond’s pledges are just more Tory policies which benefit only the richest in society.
With the Conservative Party conference arriving in Manchester, thousands choose to make their opposition heard during the People’s Assembly demonstration
We met with Green Party candidate for Withington, Laura Bannister, as part of our series of interviews with local candidates before the general election on June 8th