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    The Irish Problem: A History

    Comment Writer Jonathan Korn gives an account of Irish history, placing it in context of current Brexit negotiations and explains why the backstop is so contentious

    Written by Jonathan Korn on 18th February 2019

    NEWS VIEWS

    Activists Aim to Trump Trans Ban

    Holly Pittaway discusses the emerging activism against the US transgender military ban

    Written by Holly Pittaway on 14th February 2019

    BREXIT

    A New Form of Nationalism

    Nathan Clarke urges respect and reflection surrounding the dangers of nationalism and far-right populism, arguing that we must work towards peace in Europe

    Written by Nathan Clarke on 7th December 2018

    INTERNATIONAL

    Jamal Khashoggi and Western Hypocrisy

    The western criticism of the murder of Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi is hypocritical argues comment's Holly Pittaway

    Written by Holly Pittaway on 6th December 2018

    BREXIT

    The Beginning of the End for Brexit?

    Comment's Luke Wheeler discusses the release of Theresa May's final Brexit deal, and the repercussions this may have on her position in the Conservative party

    Written by Luke Wheeler on 25th November 2018

    BREXIT

    2018 Budget: A Step in the Right Direction

    Alex Boscott discusses the effects of the Chancellor's new budget on young people across the UK

    Written by Alex Boscott on 22nd November 2018

    NATIONAL

    Alone in the Cold

    As the temperature drops we must act on our moral and social responsibility to help rough sleepers, argues Alex Cirant-Taljaard

    Written by Alex Cirant-Taljaard on 21st November 2018

    BREXIT

    A People’s Vote: Should We Make a Sudden EU-Turn?

    In light of the recent march calling for People's Vote, Comment writers Nathan Clarke, Hannah Lay and Jonathan Korn discuss whether public input into the Brexit process is a good idea

    Written by Nathan Clarke, Hannah Lay & Jonathan Korn on 20th November 2018

    BREXIT

    Hateful Comments May Have Gone Too Far

    Comment writer Hannah Lay argues that the recent hateful comments regarding Theresa May are inexcusable

    Written by Hannah Lay on 15th November 2018

    DEBATE

    A Blue Ripple Leaves a Blue Mood

    Comment Writer Tom Moran explains why the results of the recent US Midterm are more of a blue ripple than a blue wave

    Written by Tom Moran on 12th November 2018

    INTERNATIONAL

    Voice of the Few: Voter Suppression in US Midterm Elections

    Film editor Josh Woods argues that allegations of voter suppression have cast a troubling shadow over the recent US Midterm elections

    Written by Josh Woods on 9th November 2018

    INTERNATIONAL

    Good Leader, Bad Man?

    Comment writer Jonathan Korn explores the extent to which bad people can be good leaders, and the moral complications that accompany this

    Written by Jonathan Korn on 3rd November 2018
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