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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...

Best of politicians attempting to act normal in 2018

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So when it comes to politicians attempting normality I really don’t think anything can top Theresa May dancing at the Conservative Party Conference in October. Yeah it’s the...

Best political exposé of 2018

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Political exposés and scandals emerge every year or so, to varying degrees of publicity. Many people know of the ‘Watergate Scandal’ or ‘The Iran-Contra deals’. Other...

Driverless cars: on a road to nowhere?

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After announcing that it plans to roll out a network of driverless cars in London by 2021, Addison Lee has become the latest firm to embrace automation with open arms. Joining the...

Brexit, regrexit

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They say that it is always darkest before the dawn. Or in the case of Brexit, wildly unpredictable. Following two years of negotiations, the EU and the UK have finally reached a...

Pittsburgh Shooting

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As a six-year old, Judah Samet had survived one of the worst nightmares of his life when he survived Bergen-Belsen, a Nazi death camp. So many years later, he had sheer luck to...

Mail bombs sent to US politicians

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In the midst of midterm elections, the United States was hit by a wave of bomb packages, sent to prominent Trump critics, including Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and CNN. While...

Brazil’s move to the far right: a future environmental disaster?

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I hope you all like dogs as much as you say you do online, because they’re going to be one of the few animals we have left. Jair Bolsonaro’s election is a disaster – for...