The Big Debate: Is the British monarchy a viable institution in the 21st century?
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The Big Debate: Is the British monarchy a viable institution in the 21st century?

The Badger - October 19, 2015

Yes As Queen Elizabeth II’s reign surpasses that of her great-grandmother Queen Victoria, it seems that anti-monarchist feeling has reached fever pitch. Yet here I will highlight…

President of Sussex UKIP society decries Anarchist ‘totalitarianism’
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President of Sussex UKIP society decries Anarchist ‘totalitarianism’

The Badger - October 5, 2015

  As the president of a UKIP society at what is, in general, a very left-wing university, I’m well aware of the fact that our views are…

The Labour leadership election: A new hope for democracy?
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The Labour leadership election: A new hope for democracy?

The Badger - October 5, 2015

  A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... It is a period of civil war. Rebel spaceships, striking from a not so hidden base…

The Big Debate: should prisoners get the vote?
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Opinion, The Big Debate
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The Big Debate: should prisoners get the vote?

The Badger - November 4, 2012

As David Cameron enters a face-off with the European Court of Human Rights, this week's Badger asks, should prisoners receive the right to vote? YES — Cello…

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Democracy is at the heart of everything we do

The Badger - October 13, 2012

Kelly McBride Elections have taken place here since the year the University was founded. Back in 1961, when 52 students came to Sussex, the first ever President…

Track the Campaign – Democracy 2012
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Track the Campaign – Democracy 2012

The Badger - October 1, 2012

For this year’s Track the Campaign, the Badger has joined forces with The Independent newspaper’s valiant Democracy 2015 movement. Carrying the slogan: “People Politics, Not Party Politics”,…

Interview with future union president David Cichon
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Interview with future union president David Cichon

The Badger - February 22, 2011

[caption id="attachment_10199" align="aligncenter" width="579" caption="The Badger news editor Jamie Askew talks to future union president David Cichon."][/caption] In your campaign, you pledged to increase democracy, transparency and…

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State of the Union

The Badger - March 9, 2009

In the past couple of weeks I am sure you have read about several allegations made against the Union: It is not representative; it disregards students’ opinions;…

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NUS approves new constitution

The Badger - November 24, 2008

[caption id="attachment_2169" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="NUS National Secretary Richard Budden talks to Sussex students at last weeks AGM (photo: Nick Blumsom)"][/caption] Student Unions overwhelmingly voted in favour for…

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The AGM, the NUS & the way forward

The Badger - November 24, 2008

Sussex’s Annual General Meeting is always good fun, despite the boring initial procedures, the confusion, and the long hours of sitting on a wooden floor (perhaps an…

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Think global, act local

The Badger - October 27, 2008

Your correspondent says the Education Not for Sale campaign “caters to the desires of a relatively small number of people in the developed world,” and suggests we…

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E.N.S – Education Not for Sale, An Overview

The Badger - October 6, 2008

One of the most vital campaigns you can associate yourself with at Sussex is that of Education Not for Sale. Last year saw Campus protests, the largest…