British Politics Articles
I, Daniel Blake: Loach’s masterpiece continues to be worryingly relevant
Ahead of ken Loach’s latest film, the film section looks back at his late career masterpiece ‘I, Daniel Blake’ and it’s relevancy to Tory ruled Britain
Honey, I shrunk the kids’ faith in democracy
Voting and political engagement among young people is too low – the Mancunion explores why, and how young people can be better encouraged to take part in democracy.
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
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?
Review: Despised by Paul Embery
Can the Labour party ever make it back into government? Paul Embery debates this question in his latest book Despised: Why the Modern Left Loathes the Working Class
We need to move on from Corbyn, he is leaving Labour at a standstill
The publishing of the EHRC report shed light on key features of the anti-Semitism issue within the Labour Party, yet somehow it is political individuals who are receiving the most attention whilst anti-Semitism itself continues to be pushed aside
“Got Brexit Done”: resisting Johnson’s culture war
Important arguments in the ongoing post-election culture war are becoming overshadowed by celebratory Brexit merchandise, argues George Walker
It’s more than just a game: when politics and sport collide
Politics and sport are undeniably very important topics, but when they are joined together it can often have calamitous results, writes Tom Reynolds
Not my President: how Donald Trump threatens the entire world – and what we can do to stop him
Donald Trump is the peace movement’s greatest enemy, but he could become its greatest asset, writes CND volunteer Lily Sheehan
Britain needs a New Deal-esque pledge in next weeks Autumn Budget
Why Big Lip needs to pull the ‘magic money tree’ out of his arse and deliver before we’ve had it.
Universal Credit – the flagship Tory welfare timebomb that students need to get clued up on
Final year students need to look now at their circumstances and understand what hardship could lie in wait for them if the Tories don’t halt and fix this cruelly designed replacement of Jobseekers Allowance.