Disaffiliate Now – Part 2: Motions To Dismiss

By Alison Ordnung “Assuming most students share your view of the world would be a bit out of touch, don’t you think?” Richard Brooks, NUS Vice President for Union Development In part one, the democratic deficit of the NUS was detailed, showing how students have little to no say in the people representing them or

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Context Matters

By Anna Ellis Of all the heartbreaking things that can happen to you, the worst has to be the loss of a child. The needless death of a young lad, hit by a car as he was riding his bike, tore the heart out of those who knew and loved him. Friends, family, neighbours. Shopkeepers

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Disaffiliate Now: A Liberalist take on the failure of the NUS – Part 1: Feudal Feuding

By Alison Ordnung Britain First has a well-earned terrible reputation. They achieved around 2 million likes and concurrent influence on social media, despite promoting racist, censorious, authoritarian and blanket anti-muslim policies. Before their Facebook page was banned, how did they achieve 2 million shows of support? One documented tactic was promoting very popular issues under

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“We’re All Fascists Now”: An Account of London’s Latest Anti-Trump Demonstrations

By William Hall I’m starting to dislike the term ‘progressive’. What are we progressing towards, exactly? An end to slavery? Hey, don’t worry, we abolished that evil practice back in the 19th century. Perhaps we’re striving for women’s equality under the law? Oops, the suffragettes handled that back in 1920s. I know- gay rights! Surely here

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