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Labour’s lost seven: what it means for the future of politics

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Following the formation of the Independent Group by 7 former Labour MPs, Edward Ingram analyses what it means for the party, and the future of politics...

Is student mental health at breaking point? Alexandra Sadler discusses whether universities are doing enough to tackle the mental health crisis

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Heading off to university seems like an opportunity filled with so much potential, and in many ways it is. Becoming a student of Newcastle University invokes images of a great...

Antisocial media: Is Instagram’s pledge to remove graphic images of self-harm enough for vulnerable young people?

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In the wake of the suicide of British teenager Molly Russell, Instagram has promised to ban graphic self-harm images from the social media platform. As a recovered self-harmer,...

Huge fees for two year degrees

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Our writers discuss the implications of fast-track two-year degrees which cost £11,000 a year....

Buzzfeed layoffs: what about the future of journalism?

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In the wake of Buzzfeed laying off 15% of its staff, our writers analyse the impact this has on the future of journalism....

Brexit: a done deal, or no deal?

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As March 29th draws closer, Jack Coles updates us on the Brexit events of the last month....

¡Vete! Hands off Venezuela

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As the situation in Venezuela deteriorates, our writers ask if foreign intervention is necessary, and consider what could be done...

Roasts, Toasts and Soapboxes

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Comment's home of rants: weird, wonderful, weekly. Our two new columns give writers the chance to roast, or toast, a figure or group of their choosing....

May’s Brexit chaos: EU can’t always get what EU want

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In light of the past week;'s events, our writers attempt to make sense of the Brexit situation, and assess what can be done...

Trump’s use of tear gas: a step too far?

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Sesha Subramanian assesses the use of tear gas on the US-Mexico border against child migrants under Trump's new administration...