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…

Relieving one’s self is a human right!
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Relieving one’s self is a human right!

Bianca Serafini - March 21, 2017

Dear Badger, Last night, on the eve of International Women’s Day, I got chucked from the male bathroom in Green Door Store while the female bathroom had…

The Big Debate: We should separate the personal live of actors and artists from their creative work
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The Big Debate: We should separate the personal live of actors and artists from their creative work

William Singh - March 15, 2017

In Favor William Singh When addressing this difficult subject, it is usually taken as the default position that a reprehensible human being ought not to win an…

Jewish Society responds to the   Vice Chancellor’s statement
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Jewish Society responds to the Vice Chancellor’s statement

Fraser Coppin - March 10, 2017

The following statement was sent to The Badger by JSoc, Sussex's Jewish student society. We are happy to publish it as indeed we are always happy to publish…

I’m Jewish and I refuse to let Tickell speak for me
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I’m Jewish and I refuse to let Tickell speak for me

Fraser Coppin - March 10, 2017

The following open letter to Sussex's Vice-Chancellor was sent to The Badger. We are happy to publish it as indeed we are always happy to publish letters written…

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…

So left we’re right (but wrong)
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So left we’re right (but wrong)

Devin Thomas - March 5, 2017

Dear Badger,  As ironic, tongue-in-cheek, edgily aesthetic right-wing vaporwave stickers are plastered around our campus, it’s time to address the deep, varied roots of the problem. It’s…

We need to talk about right wing opinions
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We need to talk about right wing opinions

Anonymous - March 4, 2017

Dear Badger, A few weeks ago a poster advertising a meeting for faculty members entitled “dealing with right wing attitudes and politics in the classroom”, appeared on…

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…

The Big Debate: We need to privatise the NHS
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The Big Debate: We need to privatise the NHS

Fraser Coppin - March 1, 2017

In Favor Fraser Coppin When the words “privatization” and “NHS” are uttered in the same sentence, it’s not uncommon to see a look of horror and disgust…

An academic’s response to the Vice-Chancellor
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An academic’s response to the Vice-Chancellor

Freya Marshall Payne - February 27, 2017

  The following open letter to the university Vice-Chancellor was sent to The Badger. We are happy to publish it as indeed we are always happy to…

Tony Blair strikes again
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Tony Blair strikes again

Anonymous - February 27, 2017

Dear Badger, Tony Blair strikes again, but at least these strikes are not lethal; tame almost, in comparison to the misery caused through the blood on his…

A student’s response to the Vice-Chancellor
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A student’s response to the Vice-Chancellor

Duncan Michie - February 24, 2017

The following open letter to the university Vice-Chancellor was sent to The Badger. We are happy to publish it as indeed we are always happy to publish letters written…

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…

The Big Debate: Drug culture is a detriment to student life
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The Big Debate: Drug culture is a detriment to student life

Devin Thomas - February 22, 2017

Agree Rodnick Brugnara Every student at our University has had a night out completely ruined by drugs. Maybe not a dramatic overdose or a meth-fuelled altercation, no,…

What’s the point of cash?
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What’s the point of cash?

Jessica Hubbard - February 18, 2017

Dear Badger, What’s the point of cash? With all this talk of ‘change machines’ around campus and a shiny new pound coin coming into circulation in March,…

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…

The Big Debate: Should we protest the results of democracy?
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The Big Debate: Should we protest the results of democracy?

Georgia Grace - February 15, 2017

Yes Georgia Grace The aftermath of the 2015 General Election may retrospectively be seen as the beginning of the current protest phenomena we find ourselves in now:…