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Rishi Sunak: Mission Impossible

Rishi Sunak: Mission Impossible

Rishi Sunak faces an impossible mission as Britain’s new PM and leader of the Tory Party
“Always rooting for the lettuce” say students as Liz Truss resigns

“Always rooting for the lettuce” say students as Liz Truss resigns

Students are going through a rollercoaster of emotions with the Prime Minister announcing her resignation 45 days after being appointed.
Will the Conservatives’ Hubris be their downfall?

Will the Conservatives’ Hubris be their downfall?

Has the Conservatives’ election-winning success over the past decade led to a sense of hubris and complacency?
Beer Starmer: Why his curry night should trigger a leadership election

Beer Starmer: Why his curry night should trigger a leadership election

Starmer should resign… and not just because of his problematic pint and controversial curry.
You may miss the magic of the £1.50 bus

You may miss the magic of the £1.50 bus

The £1.50 magic bus fare may have to be scrapped as Manchester receive half the funds expected
Dear Keir – give us nationalisation, not factionalisation

Dear Keir – give us nationalisation, not factionalisation

Instead of punishing the left and backing transphobes, Keir Starmer should be uniting the Labour Party behind the popular policy of nationalisation
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
Gordon Brown proposes £100-a-week subsidy to combat youth unemployment

Gordon Brown proposes £100-a-week subsidy to combat youth unemployment

Former PM, Gordon Brown, has proposed an urgent plan to tackle alarming youth unemployment caused by the pandemic
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.
The Balancing Act of the Labour Leadership Race

The Balancing Act of the Labour Leadership Race

Archie Earle discusses the contenders in the Labour leadership race, asking whether the party can salvage its reputation
Young labour rebrand and regroup after election

Young labour rebrand and regroup after election

Manchester Young Labour’s Jawad Khan looks at what follows the general election for the party on campus
Young political societies debate in run up to election

Young political societies debate in run up to election

The four main political societies on campus debated issues affecting students in the run up to the general election
MLS Pride screening left us in tears – for all the best reasons

MLS Pride screening left us in tears – for all the best reasons

A heartwarming evening of film hosted by MLS
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
Labour Party pledge to abolish private schools

Labour Party pledge to abolish private schools

At its annual party conference in Brighton, Labour promised to end private schools in the interest of “social justice”
Labour board back motion to dissolve student wing

Labour board back motion to dissolve student wing

The National Organisation of Labour Students, which is 40 years old, will be eradicated in favour of a new student wing
Green, yellow, red?

Green, yellow, red?

Oli Storey writes about the upcoming EU Elections; what should be an opportunity to highlight some key issues has become a second referendum by proxy
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
The Independent Group: A naive return to a rejected politics

The Independent Group: A naive return to a rejected politics

George Walker argues ‘The Independent Group’ represents a backwards step for progressive politics and the electoral fight against the failing Conservative party, a by-election should be called immediately.

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