Keir’s First Year: 365 days of Sir Starmer’s Labour Party

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On 4 April 2020, Sir Keir Starmer was elected as the new leader of the Labour party. His rise to the top came at...

The Rise of the Prime Minister, 300 Years and Counting

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Today, 3 April 2021, is the 300th anniversary of Robert Walpole being appointed First Lord of the Treasury, and so becoming the first, de...

Is Norway’s New Approach To Mental Health What We All Need?

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Norway was recently pushed to revolutionise their approach to mental health treatment by the UN Committee Against Torture. With their new methods focusing more...

The Breakfast TV Debate Needs to Die

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It’s 8:24am. “Cancel Cancel Culture” is stamped on a banner across the bottom of the screen in big block capitals. The debate this morning...

Lockdown Puppies: Stop Buying from Breeders

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We are a nation of dog lovers. Million of us have been at home much more over the past year. This means we have...

How Are India’s Farming Protests and Intergenerational Trauma Related?

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Since August 2020, farming protests have erupted across India, opposing new farming laws recently passed by the government; many of these farmers have come...

The Polish Abortion Crisis

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The meeting place for the 2020 International Womens’ Day march was the Palace of Culture (PKiN), in Warsaw. This is a 237m tall remnant...

Bee-trayal: ‘Emergency’ Authorisation Of Neonicotinoid Thiamethoxam Bad News For Bees

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In January, Britain made the damning decision to approve ‘emergency use’ of the banned neonicotinoid pesticide, thiamethoxam (TMX), on the 2021 beet harvest. This...

Us and Them: Influencers and Their Followers

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Opening Instagram can be overwhelming at the worst of times, but during a global pandemic? Gut wrenching. Whilst millions of people have been dying...

The Welsh government never solved the ‘essential’ problem

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The Coronavirus pandemic has been characterised by uncertainty. To an extent, this is understandable. After all, we knew nothing about the disease when it...

Is Joe Biden’s Call for Unity Falling on Deaf Ears?

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When he was sworn into office on 20th January, US President Joe Biden promised Americans he would heal a divided and wounded nation after...

The Filibuster: Should Democrats ‘Detonate the Nuclear’?

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Progressives have been pushing to get rid of the filibuster for months if they gained control of the three main forms of government. However,...

Cameo is Unashamedly Exploitative

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Cameo, launched in 2017, has soared to new heights since the start of the pandemic. According to data from Apptopia, the popular app has...

There is No Spell That Reawakens a Dead Franchise

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It is time for us to admit that the Harry Potter series has run its course. After two decades of overwhelming success, new projects...

Could COP26 bring Joe Biden and Boris Johnson together?

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Climate change is the defining issue of our time. The problem, which will affect living standards around the world, is truly global. Any global...