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Homelessness rates continue to soar

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Homelessness is on the rise across the UK, with rates of rough sleeping having risen by an alarming 134% since 2010. Shelter statistics suggest as many as one in 200 adults in the...

California wildfires: Should US policy turn over a new leaf?

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Sean Simpson & Joe Holloran look at the political responses to the devestating Californian wildfires....

Dreaming of Green

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Looking back at the party conferences in September and October, Alex Moore argues for more Green Party representation. ...

Remembrance day: We’ve already forgotten

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A hundred years is a long time in human years, but it is like a minute of a day from the view of history. The first world war – almost undisputedly the most horrific...

May proposes to reduce tuition fees by a third

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Following her electoral humbling last year, Theresa May has been eager to try and win back the youth vote, who overwhelmingly backed Jeremy Corbyn, and his tantalising offer of...

Iceland in hot water over ‘political’ advert

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Earlier this month, Iceland released an advert that was deemed ‘too political’ to appear on TV. Originally released by Greenpeace, the video featured a cute orangutan that had...

Taxing times for tourists

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Seshadhri Subramanian asks whether a tax on tourists should be implemented in Edinburgh...

Donald Trump looks West

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After Kanye West's infamous meeting with Donald Trump, our writers consider the impact of celebrities' opinions on politics...

Cultural appropriation, cultural appreciation

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Aastha Malik assesses the damaging impact of cultural appropriation at Halloween...

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....