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Government gags its academic opponents

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On 1st May, a new law will come into force which will serve so as to prevent publicly funded academics from conducting research which will criticise government policy. This new...

Donald Trump is a buffoon but not a complete idiot

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Donald Trump is a buffoon. He is a demagogue. He rambles incongruently, bewailing the tripartite menaces of Mexico, China and Islam to animate the atavistic nativism of his...

Rupert Murdoch proves why we can't leave the EU

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Anthony Hilton recently revealed in his column in the London Evening Standard a conversation he once had with Rupert Murdoch about the UK’s membership of the European Union. His...

All that divides us is the Civic Centre, but it’s war!

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Before moving to pretty much any university in the United Kingdom, you’ll have heard about the pre-existing rivalry that exists within our higher education system. Whether...

The Oscars showcase true racism in film

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Lewis Elliott discusses the disparity between nominations and demographics within the Oscar awards that has led to this issue If you’ve listened to the news or any social media...

Comment presents the Dickhead Awards

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DONALD TRUMP Helena Vesty It’s difficult to know where to start with the, frankly, incredible number of instances where Donald Trump has demonstrated himself to be one of the...

The limitations of 'positive thinking'

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Study after study has shown that thinking positively can have a genuine positive impact on your mental and physical health. Replacing self-limiting beliefs with optimistic ones...

We need to stop UBERreacting to the ‘taxi crisis’

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The Uber experience is becoming ubiquitous. The amazement of virgin Uberers as they realise they can, in seconds, order and pay for a ride that arrives in minutes and costs...

EU Referendum – the Channel’s hostile waters

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LEAVE: Robin Richards  For some the election of 24 UKIP MEP’s in the 2014 European Elections represented a chance to enforce a new British nationalist agenda, to fly St...

LGBT+ AWARENESS WEEK 2016

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WE NEED GENDER NEUTRAL TOILETS Saffron Kershaw-Mee Imagine this. You leave a toilet cubicle and several people look at you in confusion, and even ask if you knew you were in the...