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Revolving door continues to spin as Osborne moves to BlackRock

23 Jan , 2017  

News broke on Friday that the former Chancellor and now inconsequential MP George Osborne had joined […]

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The difference between Corbyn and Rudd on immigration

17 Jan , 2017  

Amber Rudd’s opening speech as Home Secretary last November has been recorded as a hate […]

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A tribute to the mass reaction to Obama, his farewell speech and his tears

13 Jan , 2017  

So, Obama cried for his wife or something. And now the whole world (it seems) […]

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The Israel lobby in the UK: NUS, Labour and anti-Semitism

12 Jan , 2017  

This week the Qatari state-funded broadcaster Al Jazeera revealed some of the ties the state […]

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The housing crisis: radical solutions

12 Jan , 2017  

The NHS crisis is not the only humanitarian tragedy facing Britain in 2017. There is […]

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All music genres are guilty of sexism, not just hip hop

11 Jan , 2017  

Most people who like hip hop or rap will have to endure the “but why? […]

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UK position on Trump is pathetic but not surprising

11 Jan , 2017  

Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the United States President next weekend. A man with […]

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The myth of the oppressed white man

9 Jan , 2017  

In recent years there has been a backlash against so called identity politics, with many […]

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Ronda Rousey transcended a sport that has now left her behind

2 Jan , 2017  

Ronda Rousey made her much anticipated return to the Octagon on Friday night, over a […]

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Illegal Israeli settlements, UN Security Council resolutions and the USA

30 Dec , 2016  

Last Friday’s decision by the US not to veto a UN Security Council resolution calling […]

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The death and strange rebirth of so-called Identity Politics

29 Dec , 2016  

One of the major themes of 2016 has been a backlash against the perceived rise […]

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Trump and Brexit in context: Was 2016 so uniquely bad?

27 Dec , 2016  

This year, 2016, has been derided by many as an awful year after Brexit, Donald […]

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We are all white supremacists (some more than others)

23 Dec , 2016  

The term white supremacist has been banded about a lot in recent months, in particular […]

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Aleppo: Our lives should matter regardless of who bombs us (part two)

21 Dec , 2016  

The way in which the White Helmets (the Syria Civil Defence whose volunteers act as first […]

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