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Is there a problem with student Conservatism?

Is there a problem with student Conservatism?

James Bickerton February 15, 2017 0

When media reports emerged of a Cambridge university student burning a £20 note in front of a rough sleeper how many of us were surprised, if we’re completely honest, to learn that he was

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Parishes Denominated Rotten: Our Apathy Facilitates Inept Local Government

Parishes Denominated Rotten: Our Apathy Facilitates Inept Local Government

Nathan Friend February 11, 2017 0

I am of the belief that there is something truly romantic in being a local councillor. It sounds like something ripped out of the historiographical works of Macaulay or the poetry of Kipling. You

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Now is the Time to Embrace the Self-Driving Car

Now is the Time to Embrace the Self-Driving Car

Amin Haque February 9, 2017 0

Just a few months ago, the first truly autonomous vehicle was tested on the streets of Milton Keynes. With software developed by Oxford University’s Robotics Institute, the LUTZ pathfinder marks the first foray into

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Populism Doesn’t Mean What You Think

Populism Doesn’t Mean What You Think

Matthew Cowley February 2, 2017 0

Populism has become a synonym for ‘movement that we don’t like’ in the weird political universe of 2016/17. The truth is though, it isn’t some malevolent force which guides despots and dictators into power

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The Great NUS Witch-Hunt

The Great NUS Witch-Hunt

David Browne January 31, 2017 0

Two weeks ago, an Al Jazeera investigation alleged that the Israeli Embassy was secretly infiltrating political arenas in the country, including the Labour Party, and perhaps most laughably the NUS. The original headline, “Israel

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Facing the Realities of Health and Social Care

Facing the Realities of Health and Social Care

Amin Haque January 23, 2017 0

Surrey County Council wants to raise council tax by an extortionate 15 percent. The proposition has been put forward citing increased pressures from the ever-growing demand for social care alongside the continued austerity measures

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Inauguration Protests: The Hypocrisy of the Left Divides America

Inauguration Protests: The Hypocrisy of the Left Divides America

Elena Rider January 21, 2017 0

It could easily be a picture of two different countries: crowds of smiling, patriotic Trump supporters cheering as their new President announces an end to difficulties for the working class and vows to eradicate

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Market-Oriented Successes

Market-Oriented Successes

Elena Attfield January 8, 2017 0

Just as the free market organisation of economies faces new challenges in the West, its successes and popularity in the developing world evidence its fruits It does not require many glances of newspaper columns

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Grammatically correct?

Grammatically correct?

Gabby Burton January 5, 2017 0

Are grammar schools really worse for social mobility than poor-quality comprehensives or is the opposition they provoke due more to their unapologetic admissions process and assistance to the brightest in society? So is this

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Risk of grievous genocide looms in South Sudan

Risk of grievous genocide looms in South Sudan

Benjamin Jackson December 19, 2016 0

When South Sudan gained independence in 2011 after long and bloody fighting throughout the twentieth century, it was seen as a chance for rejuvenation and healing for the country and its people. But 5

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