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Why Liz Truss is taking you for a fool

Why Liz Truss is taking you for a fool

The recent mini-budget has shown the Tories are blatantly rigging the economy in favour of the super-rich – here’s how and why Liz Truss is taking you for a fool!
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.
Manchester’s young political societies respond to general election

Manchester’s young political societies respond to general election

All four political societies on campus respond to questions about the upcoming election. They discuss the current PM and their plans for campaigning, as well as Brexit and domestic policies
Conservative Party Conference marked by protests throughout Manchester

Conservative Party Conference marked by protests throughout Manchester

Approximately 13,000 people took to the streets as the Conservatives held their annual party conference in Manchester
October election date ‘to limit student vote’

October election date ‘to limit student vote’

According to The Times, the Prime Minister’s aides said that if a general election is called next month, this could limit the time available for students to register to vote
We need the Independent Group

We need the Independent Group

Jacob Dunn considered about what the emergence of the Independent Group means for British Politics, arguing it is a good sign in an otherwise increasingly polarising politics
Manchester MPs stand firm on Brexit amid government chaos

Manchester MPs stand firm on Brexit amid government chaos

Greater Manchester MPs once again re-affirm their opposition to a No Deal, as an extension to Article 50 appears an increasingly attractive prospect
Who is wearing Brexit’s suicide vest now?

Who is wearing Brexit’s suicide vest now?

Jamie Chalmers looks at the Conservative cabinet in the wake of mass resignations over Brexit and how increasingly delicate democracy is looking within this government.
Capturing more than just Conservative attention

Capturing more than just Conservative attention

Dr John Broderick speaks to us about the importance of scientists in policymaking, and advocating for environmental policies at a Conservative conference
University of Manchester attends Conservative Party Conference

University of Manchester attends Conservative Party Conference

University of Manchester academics attended the Conservative Party Conference to discuss a variety of topics including panels on immigration, devolution in a post-Brexit Britain, and the ‘fourth industrial revolution’, focusing on the challenge posed by artificial intelligence to the changing nature of work.
We notice when Tories vote to protect fascists

We notice when Tories vote to protect fascists

Matthew Gold reveals the hypocrisy of the Conservative MEPs defending the antisemitic Hungarian regime in the European Union in order to remain allied with the country after Brexit.
“Corbyn’s Hate Factory”

“Corbyn’s Hate Factory”

Accusations of anti-Semitism against the Labour Party’s have been misleading and hyperbolic
Scotland’s Lions

Scotland’s Lions

After over a decade of mishandling Scotland, the Scottish National Party is inevitably losing their popular base, and it’s about time
The problems with the government’s war on encryption

The problems with the government’s war on encryption

“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” – Benjamin Franklin

Thousands attend People’s Assembly march in Manchester

With the Conservative Party conference arriving in Manchester, thousands choose to make their opposition heard during the People’s Assembly demonstration

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

In it together? A welcome to Professor Osborne

How will students receive the ex-Chancellor of the Exchequer’s appointment?

Ex-Chancellor George Osborne given honorary professorship at University of Manchester

Reaction to the news has been mixed, with the university praising Osborne’s dedication to the Northern Powerhouse and its growing economy, while critics have questioned the ex-Chancellor’s credentials

General Elections 2017: Don’t forget to v-sign

The British people keep calling the government’s bluff, so why are they still going all-in?

Interview: George Galloway

Renowned left-winger George Galloway is running as an independent candidate for Manchester Gorton this election. As part of our series of interviews with local candidates, we sat down with him

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