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Political harassment: how far is too far?

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In this climate of chaos, resentment against seemingly incapable politicians is understandable. Unsurprisingly however, this frustration seems to come from the same people who...

Brexit: are new funds sticking a plaster on a fatal wound?

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Rarely has a government been criticised for promising billions in funding to some of the most deprived local authorities in the country. Theresa May has once again demonstrated...

Top keksit

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I was barely through my third pre-dinner vodka when I heard the news. Theresa May’s deal got voted out again by a margin of 149; perhaps not as big as the literally historic...

Brexit Article 50: Part 50

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With less than a month left for the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May addressed the House of Commons, saying that a decisive vote will...

Brexit: Endgame

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Much like the highly anticipated Avengers flick this summer, Brexit finally seems to be reaching its ‘Endgame’, or at least it appears to be. Officially, and legally, the UK...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Guardian columnist gives lecture on political crisis

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Last week Guardian columnist George Monbiot led one of the Newcastle University Insight lectures titled; ‘Out of the wreckage: a new politics for an age of crisis’ based on...