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Islamists are Not Oppressed

Islamists are Not Oppressed

David Browne September 9, 2016 0

In 2006, Christopher Hitchens warned against confusing the “gigantic power” of militant Islamism around the globe with “a cringing minority whose faith you might offend”. In a world where ISIS have since declared a

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An NUS Set Against Reform

An NUS Set Against Reform

David Browne July 29, 2016 0

For those who voted to stay in the NUS in various referenda across the country last term, the opening season of Malia Bouattia’s Presidency is unlikely to have inspired much confidence. Bouattia herself, after

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Unlikely allies: Godfrey Bloom & feminism vs. left-wing censorship

Unlikely allies: Godfrey Bloom & feminism vs. left-wing censorship

James Williamson May 10, 2014 32

James Williamson observes how radical feminist censorship is damaging to genuine feminist speakers. Controversy often has a habit of following certain people. Many of these people, condemned by the media and the public alike,

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The NUS is Wrong; The EU, not UKIP is the threat to Left Wing Causes

The NUS is Wrong; The EU, not UKIP is the threat to Left Wing Causes

Nicholas Mutch April 11, 2014 2

Nicholas Mutch makes the left-wing case against the European Union. The EU is one of the favourite institutions of those on the left who prioritize fuzzy feelings and good intentions above simple facts. The

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Student Unions Are Destroying Freedom. Don’t Let Them

Student Unions Are Destroying Freedom. Don’t Let Them

Backbencher November 22, 2013 10

Reece Warren calls for the upholding of free speech on campus, and resistance to illiberal leftist Student Union efforts to suppress it There are no two ways about this: Student Unions up and down

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Number of language students plummets: is compulsion the answer?

Number of language students plummets: is compulsion the answer?

Backbencher November 19, 2013 0

Beth Palfrey discusses alternatives to compulsory language learning. The declining amount of students applying to study Modern Foreign Languages at University in the UK is by no means a new phenomenon. In fact, the

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Female University Students are the latest victims of the Daily Mail’s prejudice and exaggeration

Female University Students are the latest victims of the Daily Mail’s prejudice and exaggeration

Backbencher November 13, 2013 0

Lizzie Roberts criticises a recent Daily Mail article on female student beauty spending. Recently, the Daily Mail published an article in their online “Femail” section with the title “Students spend more than £1,000 on

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Bristol NUS Delegate Candidate Promises to Spend Entire Budget on Alcohol

Bristol NUS Delegate Candidate Promises to Spend Entire Budget on Alcohol

Milton November 7, 2013 12

Student elections are usually dull affairs, with tedious manifestos, unworkable promises and overwhelming voter apathy, so arguably little different from the real things. However, one candidate in Bristol is vying to break the mould

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Con-tracts? The Rise of ‘Zero-hour’ Employment

Con-tracts? The Rise of ‘Zero-hour’ Employment

Daniel Pryor August 6, 2013 6

Daniel Pryor examines the costs and benefits of ‘zero-hour’ contracts. Alcohol and academic books are expensive. I’m due to start university this October (results permitting), and am eager to shore up my finances by

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