The Big Debate: Should grammar schools be abolished?
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The Big Debate: Should grammar schools be abolished?

The Badger - October 29, 2015

Yes   Should grammar schools be exterminated or expanded? EXTERMINATE! When I’m elected Prime Minister, on the biggest landslide result the nation has ever seen in the…

Jeremy Corbyn shot himself in the foot over Trident
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Jeremy Corbyn shot himself in the foot over Trident

The Badger - October 20, 2015

The Labour conference this year was something of a surreal experience for me, having grown up in the New Labour years of perfectly crafted ‘managerial-like’ conference speeches, full…

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Sussex academic made Labour economic adviser

Freya Marshall Payne - October 19, 2015

Sussex academic Mariana Mazzucato will take up the position of an economic adviser for Jeremy Corbyn’s Shadow Cabinet. Labour’s new Shadow-Chancellor John McDonnell announced her appointment during…

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Labour Party Conference comes to Brighton

Freya Marshall Payne - October 19, 2015

Thousands of Labour Party activists headed to Brighton’s Hilton Metropole for the party’s annual conference from 27 - 30 September. The conference saw speeches from Labour MPs,…

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Caroline Lucas returns to campus for Union Q and A

Freya Marshall Payne - October 19, 2015

Caroline Lucas, the MP for Brighton Pavilion and the only elected member of the Green Party, visited the University of Sussex for the first time since her…

Pale and male? Representation and Jeremy Corbyn’s cabinet
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Pale and male? Representation and Jeremy Corbyn’s cabinet

The Badger - October 5, 2015

The new Labour shadow cabinet positions have been allocated, and I have been struggling (significantly more than usual) to deal with the fatuous and repetitive onslaught that…

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…

Jeremy Corbyn leaves door open for possible pact with Caroline Lucas
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Jeremy Corbyn leaves door open for possible pact with Caroline Lucas

Badger - July 22, 2015

Scroll down for our interview with Jeremy Corbyn. Jeremy Corbyn has left open the possibility of an electoral pact with Green MP Caroline Lucas. When asked by…

Will Saunders: why I’ve joined #Tories4Corbyn
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Will Saunders: why I’ve joined #Tories4Corbyn

Badger - June 22, 2015

As anyone who knows me is all too aware, I can’t stand the Labour Party. I harbour a burning contempt for them, and would love to see…

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The Cult of Charisma

The Badger - October 8, 2012

Dear Badger, During a recent political discussion with a friend of mine, we began comparing the two leaders of the dominant political parties. We share a mutual…

Can't we all just get along?
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Can't we all just get along?

The Badger - January 19, 2011

Any man to have braved the library’s little boys’ room may have noticed the scribbling there which reads: “I don’t believe in the left wing or the…

Is Brighton better off with Nancy? Why Labour could be the best option for Brighton’s voters
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Is Brighton better off with Nancy? Why Labour could be the best option for Brighton’s voters

The Badger - February 7, 2010

[caption id="attachment_6952" align="alignleft" width="362" caption="Looking hopeful, Labour candidate Nancy Platts outside Parliament (Photo: Nancy Platts)"][/caption] For years, I resisted the urge to join the Labour Party. Why?…

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A* proves problematic for professionals

The Badger - October 19, 2009

Leading universities throughout the country are arguing over whether to include the new A* grade as part of their new admission criteria. The newly introduced grade will…

Labour party conference meets mass protest
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Labour party conference meets mass protest

The Badger - October 5, 2009

[caption id="attachment_5573" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="Students protest at the Labour Party conference in Brighton (Photo: Josh Jones)"][/caption] Labour’s annual Brighton conference drew an estimated 1500 protestors last Sunday.…

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Union condemns Heathrow expansion

The Badger - January 26, 2009

[caption id="attachment_3028" align="alignleft" width="500" caption="The new Terminal 5 building, but soon will there be a Terminal 6?"][/caption] The University of Sussex Students' Union has spoken out against…