Alison Klayman sits down with film editor Tobias Soar to talk about her documentary, political filmmaking, Steve Bannon and humanising evil
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
Sam Bronheim reviews Sabrina Mahfouz’s adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s Noughts and Crosses at The Lowry
Eva Gerretsen explores the work of Politics and International Relations student Emmanuel Anie-Akwetey, whose photographs are a dip in a pool of colour, a journey through the city you thought you knew
Nimo Omer deplores the lack of encouragement for BME groups to enter into political circles at University
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.
George Walker analyses international backing of Juan Guaido as interim president of Venezuela is deeply undemocratic and potentially dangerous
Amelia Kent explores the impact that the Brexit deal might have on environmental legislation
Georgia Wiltshire interviews UoM graduate Hattie Andrews, founder of The Politics Project, about encouraging young poeple to be politically engaged and how digital technology connects politicians with the classroom
Cathy Wippell reviews The Greatest Tory Ever Told as part of the Drama Society’s MIFTA Season
Anuli Changa talks to writer and co-director Roman Armstrong about the process of creating The Greatest Tory Ever Told
In keeping with the political atmosphere of the Students’ Union elections, Bella Jewell explores Manchester’s history of left-wing politics in this instalment of Artefact of the Week, looking to the desk on which Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels formulated the socio-economical theory Marxism
Matthew Gold argues that the apathy in the press towards the recent assault on Jeremy Corbyn represents the poisonous attitude towards politicians perpetuated by the press.
Nimo Omer discusses the prevalence of right-wing groups and how important it is to take them seriously.
Jake Dunn examines the new force in Spanish politics: VOX, a far-right party which has 11% of the national vote share
Alexander Candlin looks at the potential of a no-deal Brexit, and asks whether MPs voting against it as an option has damaged the UK’s bargaining position.
Jacob Dunn looks at the rise of Italian politician Matteo Salvini from obscure political outsider to the new flag bearer of Europe’s populist far right