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Colonial nostalgia is rife, so why aren’t we addressing it?

Colonial nostalgia is rife, so why aren’t we addressing it?

Hannah Vallance argues Corbyn’s pledge to change the way the British Empire is remembered and taught is fundamental in order to understand Britain’s place in the world today.
UoM lecturers speak at the Labour conference

UoM lecturers speak at the Labour conference

Lecturers from the University’s Policy@Manchester group led a range of talks dedicated to policy-making
Fallowfield sees worst local election turnout in Manchester

Fallowfield sees worst local election turnout in Manchester

Only 17 per cent of Fallowfield turned out to vote in Manchester’s local elections today, making it the ward with the lowest turnout in the whole city

The toxicity of student politics

Ex-Co Chair of Manchester Labour Students, Ally Routledge, details the scenery of her journey through student politics

Manchester Labour Students in disarray

Following the publication of ‘Manchester Labour Students move left’ to unofficial Momentum magazine The Clarion, yet more divisions begin to reveal themselves within MLS

Can Labour sell ‘21st Century Socialism’?

As Jeremy Corbyn remains triumphant as Labour leader, Barney Weston ponders why socialism is such a dirty word

The Labour Party and racism

Following the Mancunion’s investigation into racism within the party, Jessica Chow-Lau argues there is more work to be done

Manchester students part of “largest anti-nuclear demonstration for a generation”

Manchester students travelled to London to join the largest anti-nuclear demonstration in a generation against the renewal of Trident

Manchester Labour Students co-chair quits amid ‘institutional racism’ and ‘leak’ allegations

Mo Ahmed, co-chair of Manchester Labour Students, resigned whilst attending the party’s youth conference owing to allegations directed at him regarding leaks and institutional racism at the conference

Traitors in our midst

Colm Lock takes his scalpel to Jeremy Corbyn’s frontbench

Jeremy Corbyn’s omnishambles

First there was George Osborne’s omni-shambles, but now the tables have turned and the new Leader of the Opposition is having one of his very own

Who is Justin Trudeau and why should we care?

Newly elected Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau could be the international test case for the revival of social democratic policies worldwide, and in Britain

Who protested the Tory Conference?

The Conservative party conference saw tens of thousands take to the streets in protest. Daniel Saville joined the protestors and asked why they were getting involved

Natalie Bennett speaks of the insanity of nuclear weapons

Natalie Bennett tells The Mancunion about her fears of Trident, her views of Sunday’s National Demonstration, and her hopes for the future

Labour rescind on Corbyn’s tuition fees election promise

At the Labour party conference, politicians have suggested that Corbyn’s promise of scrapping tuition fees is not set in stone

Manchester medic introduces Corbyn at Labour Conference

University of Manchester medical student Rohi Malik spoke to The Mancunion about her experience introducing Jeremy Corbyn at the Labour Party Conference

Corbyn’s challenge starts now

Opinion Editor Isaac Atwal discusses how, following his impressive climb to become the leader of the Labour party, the real challenge for Jeremy Corbyn starts now

What room for feminism in the political vacuum of the Labour leadership election?

With the Labour leadership contest drawn to a close, Grace Iona Annesley-Mair retrospectively discusses Yvette Cooper’s billing as the ‘feminist’ candidate

Burnham promises to remove “millstone of debt” from students

In his campaign manifesto to become Leader of the Labour Party, Andy Burnham has stated that he will commit Labour to a graduate tax for students in academic and technical education

Graduate tax still a long-term option, says Chuka Umunna

News Editor Jenny Sterne spoke to the shadow Secretary of State for Business, Chuka Umunna, about HE policy, the skills gap, zero-hours contracts and the BME attainment gap