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No one is winning in this war against drugs

No one is winning in this war against drugs

Dani Bolt October 27, 2016 0

The war on drugs has been a disaster. It has penalised the most vulnerable, contributed to the rise of increasingly nasty organised crime groups and cost an awful lot to boot. The government’s interference

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Poldark – Sex, violence and hypocrisy

Poldark – Sex, violence and hypocrisy

Elena Rider October 25, 2016 2

So if you’ve not been following the BBC’s gorgeous yet somewhat hammily acted adaptation of the Poldark novels allow me to fill you in on some recent controversy: Ross, the protagonist learns that the

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How the dismal case of Ched Evans speaks to wider social issues

How the dismal case of Ched Evans speaks to wider social issues

Willetta Florence October 24, 2016 0

Two tribes are trending on social media at the moment because the Crown Prosecution Service assumed the role of a Complainant. Team Ched vs some charities/feminists are either claiming victory for all men or

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What happened to universities being the places of ideas?

What happened to universities being the places of ideas?

Willetta Florence October 17, 2016 0

When most people think about their experiences in university, they most likely think of the fun or mischief (or both) that they plan to engage in. Being chastised for telling a joke about oneself

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Violence, lies and hypocrisy – the safe space crowd are making trouble for us all

Violence, lies and hypocrisy – the safe space crowd are making trouble for us all

Elena Rider October 14, 2016 1

This week it seems that the dishonesty and entitlement of the social justice left is spinning entirely out of control. Perhaps something is in the air after the Trump campaign being rocked by increasingly

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Consent classes – will UK freshers buy the nonsense?

Consent classes – will UK freshers buy the nonsense?

Elena Rider October 4, 2016 1

Another October is upon us and across the country freshers at British universities are embarking on a journey of learning, friendship and fun. Most of them will have studied really hard for their exams,

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The new H&M ad lacks authenticity but at least it’s entertaining

The new H&M ad lacks authenticity but at least it’s entertaining

Willetta Florence October 3, 2016 0

Summer has departed so each fashion house and retail brand is flaunting their collection via the annual Autumn Winter Advert. The aim is to please us so much that our wallets also take action.

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Science Museum becomes latest target of censorious gender warriors

Science Museum becomes latest target of censorious gender warriors

Elena Rider September 20, 2016 1

You could be forgiven for thinking that the Green Party would have an awful lot to worry about at the moment, and a hell of a lot of work to do. There are important

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Cultural Appropriation at Fashion Week? The sharing of ideas and styles should be celebrated not demonised

Cultural Appropriation at Fashion Week? The sharing of ideas and styles should be celebrated not demonised

Willetta Florence September 19, 2016 0

Fashion Week is upon us and the designer winning the attention for the current controversy is Marc Jacobs, who chose to create multi-coloured fabric strands that resemble dreadlocks. As a result, Jacobs has become the latest sacrifice for the self-appointed priests

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A few great political milestones safe spaces could have prevented from happening

A few great political milestones safe spaces could have prevented from happening

Dani Bolt September 16, 2016 3

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. So-called “safe spaces” supposedly protect students from the former but actually prevent the latter. Arbitrarily drawn bounds on acceptability are stunting societal progression through the shutting down of debate

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