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The Great University Illusion

The Great University Illusion

Sophie Sandor August 14, 2016 2

The value of having a degree is shrinking as more and more people are graduating and the playing field is levelling. But this doesn’t mean it’s not worth having one. While you won’t stand

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Ocean’s 8: Less than the sum of its parts

Ocean’s 8: Less than the sum of its parts

Jonny Ko August 13, 2016 1

Following the fiasco of the Ghostbusters all-female reboot, one could have been forgiven for thinking Hollywood would never tread down this mistaken path again. Yet, here we are, faced with news of a reboot

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The TUC think 52% of women are sexually harassed at work – here’s why they’re wrong

The TUC think 52% of women are sexually harassed at work – here’s why they’re wrong

Elena Rider August 12, 2016 0

Trying to decipher a report on workplace sexual harassment of women published this Monday by the TUC in conjunction with the Everyday Sexism Project may not be the most fun activity but it certainly

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Why Do So Many Traders Fail?

Why Do So Many Traders Fail?

Thomas Walker August 12, 2016 0

The idea that 90% of people who take up trading fail and end up blowing their accounts is a commonly heard one in articles, videos and on trading forums. The exact number varies, with

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Google’s Palestine Question

Google’s Palestine Question

Matthew Cowley August 12, 2016 0

The politics of the map are often overlooked. Whether it be the fact that continents on conventional maps are sized not based on their real size, but on political sensibilities; or the fact that

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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 2

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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