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,…

How art is changing the face of the Syrian Refugee Crisis
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How art is changing the face of the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Bianca Serafini - November 10, 2015

Since the 2011 Arab Spring, the situation in Syria has accelerated from bad, to worse, to unthinkable. Torn apart by civil war and dictatorship, gassed by its…

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…

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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Government to fund 7000 gap year placements abroad

The Badger - April 30, 2012

A new government scheme is offering to pay for up to 7000 people to volunteer on gap years abroad each year. 18-25 year olds may apply for the…

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‘Fat tax’ proposed to target obesity epidemic

The Badger - April 23, 2012

A ‘fat tax’ has been proposed by Mike Rayner, director of the health promotion research group at the University of Oxford, in response to the obesity epidemic…

Sussex student campaigns against unpaid internships
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Sussex student campaigns against unpaid internships

The Badger - May 31, 2011

[caption id="attachment_10969" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Rachel Fordham, wants unpaid internships to stop. Photo: Rachel Fordham"][/caption] A student at the University of Sussex has launched a campaign against unpaid…

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Bonfire tradition leaves a sour taste

The Badger - November 15, 2010

I worry that there is something a bit masochistic in the first question that I asked friends who attended the Lewes Bonfire night – ‘Did you see…

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Are the Liberal Democrats dead in the water?

The Badger - October 21, 2010

I registered my support for a political party for the first time just months after my sixteenth birthday, and I still remember it as though it was…

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“Misleading, Incomplete and Regressive": the televised election debates

The Badger - June 7, 2010

At the time of writing, the final televised election debate has just ended. The previous two debates were watched by 9.4 million and just over 4 million…

Flexing the gay body politic
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Flexing the gay body politic

The Badger - March 20, 2010

[caption id="attachment_7184" align="alignleft" width="350" caption="David Cameron attempts to woo the gay vote in an interview with attitude. (Photo: Attitude Magazine)"][/caption] Unless you’ve been living under a rock,…

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Fry condemns Tories' homophobic links

The Badger - October 30, 2009

  Steven Fry spoke out last week amid concern over the Tories’ links with Poland’s Law and Justice Party. The party, which was founded in 2001 by…