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A moment for reflection and reconstruction: Liz leaves, Sunak starts

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
The Only Way is Westminster: Politics or reality TV? We need a general election now

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
Drama for Starmer: Does the Labour party have what it takes?

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?
Keeping the many out of the few: Intolerance on the UK Left

Keeping the many out of the few: Intolerance on the UK Left

Do we need a more centre-left approach to politics in order to address the intolerance of opinion espoused by the Labour party?
Out of the frying pan into the fire: Who could replace BoJo?

Out of the frying pan into the fire: Who could replace BoJo?

Boris Johnson’s premiership is as tenuous as ever – but any replacement would spell the return of Thatcherism
Review: Despised by Paul Embery

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

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
Review: We Won’t Fall

Review: We Won’t Fall

Alexia Pieretti reviews We Won’t Fall at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation
Review: The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson

Review: The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson

Alexia Pieretti reviews The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson at the Lowry
Why I spoiled my ballot

Why I spoiled my ballot

Sacha Perera explains his philosophical and political reasoning for spoiling his ballot in the most recent general election.
“Got Brexit Done”: resisting Johnson’s culture war

“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
Meghan and Harry are finally getting their happily ever after

Meghan and Harry are finally getting their happily ever after

Jay Darcy discusses the latest media flurry about Harry and Meghan and their recent choice to depart from the Royal Family
It’s more than just a game: when politics and sport collide

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
Review: The Wolf From The Door

Review: The Wolf From The Door

Alexia Pieretti reviews the University of Manchester Drama Society’s production of Rory Mullarkey’s The Wolf from the Door
Manchester South Central Foodbank saved by local company

Manchester South Central Foodbank saved by local company

The centre was saved after fears it would lose warehouse space
Not my President: how Donald Trump threatens the entire world – and what we can do to stop him

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.

Manchester University questioned over Brexit teaching

Students’ Union Education Officer suggested that “government interfering with academic autonomy is dangerous” as letter is sent to MPs about Brexit teaching

Prime Minister receives P45 during speech at Conservative conference

Conservative Party conference ending makes headlines but not in the way Theresa May would have hoped

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