Jeremy Corbyn is (still) not very good
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Jeremy Corbyn is (still) not very good

Edward Bains - March 7, 2018

After last June’s General Election results, it would be tempting to view Jeremy Corbyn as some kind of political genius. A victorious underdog and master communicator who…

Long Read: Media and University have failed students on UCU strikes
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Long Read: Media and University have failed students on UCU strikes

Tom Robinson - February 26, 2018

There has been a lot of confusion and anger surrounding the strikes. The Tab has been dominant in forming the student media narrative, yet their reporting has…

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Comment Cast: Misogyny In Hollywood

Will Cronk - February 21, 2018

In the is episode, Will and Sophie discuss misogyny in film and tv. For more, pick up a badger around campus or read it online. Tune in…

Students need to support the UCU strike
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Students need to support the UCU strike

Johnbosco Nwogbo - February 20, 2018

The question of whether or not the current UCU strike is justified is an easily settled one, if one took a broad view. According to the Joseph…

Rethinking the glorification of the Oscars and Hollywood cinema
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Rethinking the glorification of the Oscars and Hollywood cinema

Madga Calheiros Pinto - February 8, 2018

As the season of The Oscars approaches, we are once again reminded of the yearly furor that accompanies the ceremony. Over 30 million people sit in their…

Are these the final days of the NHS?
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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…

Is the new 26-30 railcard simply an attempt to distract?
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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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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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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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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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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…

Things Students Need: abolishing tuition fees is not one of them
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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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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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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 Badger Guide to Getting Political at Sussex
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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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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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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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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…

Why Ireland will remember Martin McGuinness
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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…

Doing good things shouldn’t feel bad
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Doing good things shouldn’t feel bad

Georgia Grace - April 2, 2017

Buddhist philosophy teaches that the true source of genuine, long-lasting happiness in this world is helping others. Be it by volunteering, donating to a charity, or just…