Tory MP denounced after Brexit demand to universities
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Tory MP denounced after Brexit demand to universities

Deniz Karaman - October 26, 2017

Vice-Chancellor Adam Tickell has refused Tory MP Chris Heaton-Harris' request for a list of names of the academic staff who teach European politics and Brexit at The…

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…

State of Nature: Immersive political theatre
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State of Nature: Immersive political theatre

Annie Pickering - April 7, 2017

This wasn’t theatre, this was an interactive evening in Utah with the State Governor, Merriweather, come terrorist which blew me away, literally, there is a terror explosion…

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…

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…

Big Debate: ‘Is globalism a failed project?’
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Big Debate: ‘Is globalism a failed project?’

William Singh - November 21, 2016

Proposition Will Cronk Globalism is a wonderful force which does an extraordinary amount of good for an extraordinarily small number of people. The reason I describe it…

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…

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…

EU Referendum: Sussex students say stay
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EU Referendum: Sussex students say stay

Freya Marshall Payne - April 27, 2016

Students have voted to give Sussex’s Students’ Union (UUSU) the green light to campaign for the remain side in the upcoming EU referendum on June 23. 543…

Appearance is important on the political stage
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Appearance is important on the political stage

Freya Marshall Payne - March 9, 2016

It’s something that most of us do in our everyday working lives. It’s something that was, on occasion, expected when we were children - with a little help…

The Politics of Student Life
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The Politics of Student Life

Freya Marshall Payne - February 9, 2016

A selective study of student politics at The University of Sussex from its beginnings to the present day. Whether facing down tanks in Tiananmen Square or police…

The Paris Terror Attacks
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The Paris Terror Attacks

Freya Marshall Payne - November 24, 2015

 William Crona delves deeper into the atrocities of last week.  Soon after 21.00 GMT on Friday evening, the French capital was subjected to a display of violence…

Is violent protest ever acceptable?
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Is violent protest ever acceptable?

The Badger - November 17, 2015

Violence talks. Let’s face it, when people sit in streets, hold their banners and shout, a nice newspaper might write an article about them but no one…

The Big Debate: Should the House of Lords be abolished?
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The Big Debate: Should the House of Lords be abolished?

The Badger - November 12, 2015

Yes The House of Lords is the UK’s unelected second chamber. Before any legislation can become law in the UK it must be approved by the Lords,…

The Boris Johnson factor
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The Boris Johnson factor

The Badger - October 30, 2015

Why does Boris Johnson receive special treatment? The sight of a young boy flattened by Johnson during a game of touch rugby has recently gone viral. The…