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Can we please keep the spotlight on the actual athletic event called the Olympics?

Can we please keep the spotlight on the actual athletic event called the Olympics?

Ilma Amin August 11, 2016 0

Of all the several aspects of everyday life the media presents, such as politics, economics, and entertainment, sports is undeniably one of the most popular. And for the remaining week and a half weeks,

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Robbie Travers on his ban from Facebook for criticising Black Lives Matter

Robbie Travers on his ban from Facebook for criticising Black Lives Matter

Robbie Travers August 11, 2016 2

Black Lives Matter most likely began with decent intentions to challenge anti-black racism. As it grew, it has become itself a supremacists organisation, promoting violence against the police, dehumanising white people, talking of them

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The English question: where does England fit into the British devolution settlement?

The English question: where does England fit into the British devolution settlement?

Ioan Phillips August 8, 2016 4

Beyond Brexit, reconfiguring the relationship between Britain’s four constituent nations should be a top priority for Theresa May. Early statements from Downing Street seemingly offer hope for a closer focus on constitutional affairs. The

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The Implosion of UKIP

The Implosion of UKIP

Alexander Fiúza August 8, 2016 0

The chaos in the Labour Party has obscured a similarly messy leadership contest: this one for leadership of UKIP, started in the wake of Farage’s resignation. After a clearly political ruling barring those who

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The gender pay gap is a statistical delusion which doesn’t reflect the life choices of different sexes

The gender pay gap is a statistical delusion which doesn’t reflect the life choices of different sexes

Ilma Amin August 7, 2016 1

Claiming that women “earn less”, without explaining why, is misleading and dishonest. The leading role of women in some of the planet’s most powerful jobs, from Christine Lagarde and Hilary Clinton to Theresa May

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The Labour Party: Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place

The Labour Party: Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Matthew Cowley August 7, 2016 0

You can often tell whether someone is backing Owen Smith or Jeremy Corbyn by whether they say that the Shadow Cabinet is half empty or half full. As the Labour leadership battle whimpers on,

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Things have got serious, and the feminist narrative has gone into retreat. Kind of.

Things have got serious, and the feminist narrative has gone into retreat. Kind of.

Elena Rider August 6, 2016 0

It started with the terrible killing of MP Jo Cox. I thought ‘the feminists are going to make this all about gender’ – but they didn’t. Of course, the man who killed her is

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The Interest Rate: Will They, Won’t They?

The Interest Rate: Will They, Won’t They?

Thomas Walker August 3, 2016 0

Hardly any time seems to have passed since the last time the Bank of England was gearing up to reveal its new interest rate. That time, of course, the BOE defied expectations and kept

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Why We Shouldn’t Ridicule Trump’s North Korean Endorsement

Why We Shouldn’t Ridicule Trump’s North Korean Endorsement

Matthew Cowley August 1, 2016 0

It seems like an unlikely alliance. One of them is a fanatic totalitarian with awful hair; the other is the ruler of North Korea. One of them hates America with a burning passion; the

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Named Person law declared illegal by Supreme Court – but the battle is far from over

Named Person law declared illegal by Supreme Court – but the battle is far from over

Sophie Sandor July 31, 2016 1

If you talk to the average parent in Scotland today, you will be painted quite an unsettling and surprising picture, even if you have been been following in the news opposition to schemes like

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