The Big Debate: Positive discrimination in employment is unfair
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The Big Debate: Positive discrimination in employment is unfair

Devin Thomas - March 21, 2017

Agree Georgia Grace Undoubtedly we have a problem in this country with cisgender white men having greater employment opportunities than women and minorities. However, implementing positive discrimination…

Zero hour contracts: UK employment success is a fallacy
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Zero hour contracts: UK employment success is a fallacy

Georgia Grace - March 9, 2017

The government may be quick to boast of record-high employment levels over the past year, but in reality UK employment is more unstable than ever. The majority…

The Big Debate: Should degrees with higher funding demand higher tuition fees?
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The Big Debate: Should degrees with higher funding demand higher tuition fees?

Georgia Grace - March 8, 2017

In Favor Libbie Bohlen As a humanities student, I am used to seeing my payments to the University redirected away from my own course. Science students, in…

There is no impartiality or accountability in modern news media
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There is no impartiality or accountability in modern news media

Devin Thomas - March 2, 2017

Every paper you glance at the front cover of, every article that’s shared on Facebook, every headline and every paragraph and every word is biased. Most sources…

Why we shouldn’t swear by by-elections
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Why we shouldn’t swear by by-elections

William Singh - February 24, 2017

When the results for the by-elections in Stoke and Copeland are announced on Thursday night, a festival of horse-race punditry will doubtless ensue in the media. It…

Posthumous pardons for gay men are not nearly enough reparation
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Posthumous pardons for gay men are not nearly enough reparation

Jessica Hubbard - February 17, 2017

Thousands of gay men have been pardoned posthumously for homosexual acts that are no longer crimes. This comes after the Policing and Crime Bill 2015-16 to 2016-17…

Why Aung San Suu Kyi has been silent on the Rohingya Crisis
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Why Aung San Suu Kyi has been silent on the Rohingya Crisis

Matthew Peters - February 16, 2017

Since an attack on a police checkpoint which left 9 people dead in October last year, the Burmese (Myanmar) military has begun a counter-terrorism operation in the…

Trump Inaugural Launches Post-Normal Presidency
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Trump Inaugural Launches Post-Normal Presidency

William Singh - January 23, 2017

It takes some bravado for a man who failed to win the popular vote by nearly three million votes, and who enters the White House with the…

The end of ‘the end of history’?
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The end of ‘the end of history’?

William Singh - November 22, 2016

Francis Fukuyama’s now-infamous and much-derided proclamation of the victory of liberal democracy now lies in tatters. It is increasingly clear that the globalised economy has made many…

The Absurdity of Modern Politics
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The Absurdity of Modern Politics

Miles Fagge - November 2, 2016

It is fair to say that we are living in troubled times. Not only troubled though, they are becoming increasingly absurd, this absurdity personified by Donald Trump…

Why the world will miss President Obama
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Why the world will miss President Obama

William Singh - November 1, 2016

In the midst of an election which has morphed into a farcical contest between ‘no change’ and backwards change, it’s hard not to wonder what happened to…

Icelandic election shows politics at its best
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Icelandic election shows politics at its best

Daniel Green - October 31, 2016

Unless you have had your head buried in the sand for the last three months (and if you have, I can understand why!), you would have seen…

We should not pull up the drawbridge on immigration
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We should not pull up the drawbridge on immigration

Fraser Coppin - October 30, 2016

On June the 23rd 2016, the British public made the momentous decision to leave The European Union. As a result The Conservative Party has been taking steps,…

Multicultural Britain must face up to its Identity question
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Multicultural Britain must face up to its Identity question

William Singh - October 18, 2016

The subject of identity is far from an easy one. That is not to say merely that it is difficult to solve - that much is a…

I’m proud, as a second generation immigrant, to have voted for Leave
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I’m proud, as a second generation immigrant, to have voted for Leave

Harry Howard - July 2, 2016

As a 21 year old London born Politics student, it’s not often that I am forced to consider my ethnic background when making decisions (politically). My parents…

Brexit Britain: Divided and Conquered
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Brexit Britain: Divided and Conquered

Harry Howard - June 27, 2016

Britain is in a mess. A huge mess. A catastrophic mess. The nation's fundamental divisions - age, education, income - are strikingly visible.  And what a horrifying…

Blurred Lines: Sexual assault survivors don’t need protecting from chart music
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Blurred Lines: Sexual assault survivors don’t need protecting from chart music

Harry Howard - May 11, 2016

It's been three years now since the release of Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' and despite it long disappearing out of the charts and therefore from Przym's dance…

Sussex campus: inaccessible and unacceptable
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Sussex campus: inaccessible and unacceptable

Harry Howard - April 21, 2016

Image: Tim Brighton - Flickr On the first day back from easter break, Access Sussex— a Student Union campaign to ensure that students with disabilities do not…

The student voice has made itself irrelevant
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The student voice has made itself irrelevant

Harry Howard - April 17, 2016

Friday 11th March. A freshly-purchased bagel plummets to the ground, its owner’s mouth agape with shock, as a motorcade of two black Jaguars and three police cars…

Out of shore, out of mind: Panama Papers deserve action, not apathy   
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Out of shore, out of mind: Panama Papers deserve action, not apathy   

Glenn Houlihan - April 6, 2016

I must confess – and to anyone who knows me this takes some doing – to being wholly wrong. This isn’t a rarity; I’d wager a good…