Are these the final days of the NHS?
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Comment, Opinion
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Are these the final days of the NHS?

Will Cronk - February 8, 2018

A few nights ago I met a man who was working for a charity which provides care for people with brain injuries. Before this, he worked for…

The US is leaving the Paris Climate Agreement: but does it really matter?
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Comment, The Big Debate
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The US is leaving the Paris Climate Agreement: but does it really matter?

Will Cronk - February 8, 2018

Yes Jonny Garwood On the 7th August 2017, America made clear its intentions to withdraw from the climate agreement enforced by Donald Trump’s predecessor, Barack Obama. Having…

Is the new 26-30 railcard simply an attempt to distract?
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Comment, Opinion
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Is the new 26-30 railcard simply an attempt to distract?

Adam Hagerty - December 14, 2017

I have always been a strong advocate for the ‘Young Person Railcard’, a must-have for any student living away from home and having to travel the length…

Dear white liberal students present at the UK BLM talk,
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Comment, Opinion
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Dear white liberal students present at the UK BLM talk,

Johnbosco Nwogbo - November 27, 2017

It was such an encouragement to see so many of you at the UK Black Lives Matter talk held on campus on 7th November, 2017. It suggested…

The Tories are pretty darn evil if you ask me
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Comment, Opinion
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The Tories are pretty darn evil if you ask me

Johnbosco Nwogbo - November 3, 2017

Johnbosco Nwogbo I think that a party that accepts and defends our present social and economic order, and sees no point in asking fundamental questions about it,…

Where have all the “brave” men gone?
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Comment, Opinion
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Where have all the “brave” men gone?

Adam Hagerty - November 1, 2017

It’s not every day something occurs that leads you to question your very own principles, let alone leads you to question the principles of your fellow man…

Is there enough academic representation at Sussex?
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Comment, Opinion
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Is there enough academic representation at Sussex?

Will Cronk - October 25, 2017

Next time you log on to study direct, download your reading list and gaze despondently upon the various texts, ask yourself this: how many of these academic…

Should Black History Month be Abolished?
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Comment, The Big Debate
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Should Black History Month be Abolished?

Will Cronk - October 16, 2017

Yes William Cronk   African, Caribbean, and Asian history should form a large part of the history taught in schools in this country. This, sadly, is not…

Things Students Need: abolishing tuition fees is not one of them
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Comment, Opinion
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Things Students Need: abolishing tuition fees is not one of them

Edward Bains - October 6, 2017

In light of the Labour Party’s shock survival at the General Election last June, Jeremy Corbyn’s flagship policy of abolishing tuition fees looks set to dominate the…

Black People Making History
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Comment, Opinion
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Black People Making History

Adey Abebe Balcha - October 5, 2017

There’s an argument that can be made about the problematic nature of black history month. History should be studied in its relevant entirety without any racial divisions.…

Uber: Too Good to be True?
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Comment, Opinion
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Uber: Too Good to be True?

Will Cronk - October 4, 2017

Last week, Transport for London (TfL) ruled that the global mobile taxi company Uber was not a “fit and proper” private hire company, and made the decision…

The Big Debate: Torture by the state can never be justified
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Comment, The Big Debate
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The Big Debate: Torture by the state can never be justified

Will Cronk - October 3, 2017

For The definition of torture is ‘the action or practice of inflicting severe pain on someone as a punishment or in order to force them to do…

Big Debate: Do too many students go to university?
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Comment, Freshers 2017
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Big Debate: Do too many students go to university?

Will Cronk - September 16, 2017

  Yes (Giles Goodwin): “It’s a good job that new humanities factory opened in Porthcawl” is my usual snarky response to someone informing me that they are…

The Badger Guide to Getting Political at Sussex
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Comment, Freshers 2017
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The Badger Guide to Getting Political at Sussex

Lucy Pegg - September 12, 2017

So here you are, a fresher at Sussex; fresh-faced, dewy-eyed and ready to embrace all the stereotypes of your new university. You’ve already gone vegan, swum in…

Did Labour win the election? A Sussex perspective
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Comment, Opinion
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Did Labour win the election? A Sussex perspective

Robert Williams - June 27, 2017

The short answer is obviously no. The Tories remain in power, for now at least, propped up by the DUP whose social views most in the UK…

The only victor of diaspora wars is white supremacy
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Comment, Opinion
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The only victor of diaspora wars is white supremacy

Aida Amoako - April 14, 2017

On Sunday 19 th March I logged off Twitter in a fit of frustration. This source of my indignation: once again Black Twitter was embroiled in diaspora…

Marching for Europe, challenging injustice
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Comment, Opinion
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Marching for Europe, challenging injustice

Jack Dale - April 13, 2017

On Saturday 25 March, I attended the ‘Unite for Europe’ march to Parliament, along with tens-of-thousands of others. The aim of this march was simple: to make…

The Big Debate: It is selfish to focus disproportionately on terror attacks in the West
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Comment, The Big Debate
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The Big Debate: It is selfish to focus disproportionately on terror attacks in the West

Devin Thomas - April 12, 2017

Agree Devin Thomas In a world of increased connectedness and supposed solidarity, the fact that terror attacks that occur closer to home are still so much more…

Why Ireland will remember Martin McGuinness
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Comment, Opinion
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Why Ireland will remember Martin McGuinness

Devin Thomas - April 6, 2017

It is clear that all of Ireland lost a unique and remarkable Statesman on Tuesday. The life of Martin McGuinness is an interesting and complex one, but…

The Big Debate: Should media be sanitised to protect citizens?
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Comment, The Big Debate
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The Big Debate: Should media be sanitised to protect citizens?

Georgia Grace - April 5, 2017

Agree William Singh The classic problem with any motion containing words like "sanitised" is it's almost impossible to argue that we should censor, but instinctively most people…