Prime Minister turns to tinder and LAD Bible to save the referendum

With the EU Referendum almost here Cameron is relying on renewed efforts to increase turnout. But are they ironically...

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Unity is key for Labour who otherwise risk fading into obscurity

Success often demands compromise. Perhaps now is the time then for Labour divisions to be set aside for the...

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Caixin Censures the Censors and Becomes the Real PLA

China has for a long time now been happily blocking content both from its own people and the West,...

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Studying Abroad: Don’t start packing your suitcase just yet

Exciting new people, another culture, different academic environment — all sounds very cool. But wait till you actually get there   Travelling...

by - 28/01/2016

Interview Exclusive: Voyage to ‘human rights land’

Withdrawal of support for the planned search and rescue operations in 2014 was meant to reduce the number of migrants attempting...

by - 06/01/2016

ESRC and Shout Out UK – Your political schedule for the coming weeks!

October and November promise to be rewarding months, with so many events waiting for you that your only worry will be...

by - 06/10/2015

Interview Exclusive: Syriza and the capitalism-democracy breakup – suffering with dignity

Last weekend came the crescendo of a damning exposé: Europe’s capitalist institutions are openly uninterested in the democratic expression of member...

by - 04/07/2015

How democratic is the EU?

A new animation has been created by the University of Sheffield and ShoutOut UK to examine the democratic challenges ahead of...

by - 13/05/2016

Falmouth bites the bullet but the war is not over yet

As space becomes an increasing problem and monetary issues place profit over promise, residents prepare for the worst but hope for...

by - 13/05/2016

Want The Prefect Smile? Choosing Your Brace Treatment

Ever wanted to have a white, perfect, smile without the need of heavy metal braces? Achieving a perfect, straight, white smile...

by - 26/04/2016

Democratic Disengagement and the Dis-United Kingdom?

A new animation has been created by the University of Sheffield and Shout Out UK to untangle the complexities of constitutional...

by - 25/04/2016

Predicting The President: Odds for Leading Candidates

As in every 4th year in the United States, the presidential campaign season is in full swing, and that means odds...

by - 17/03/2016

UK youth overwhelmingly vote to stay in the EU, after Brexit poll

 A youth news network flash poll indicates that just under 70% of young people wish to stay IN the EU As...

by - 09/02/2016

As The US Primaries Spin Out Of Control, It’s All About Being The Best Entertainer

Personalty politics seems to be the winning ticket in this US presidential race where the candidate with the best bag of...

by - 17/11/2015

Justin Trudeau’s Election Victory: How the Liberals successfully targeted young Canadians

Handsome and young, Justin Trudeau was able to convince young Canadians that he is the right man to lead the country,...

by - 30/10/2015

Rivers State Injustice

Unless the Nigerian Government starts making immediate changes towards remedying the social divide between rich and poor Nigerians, bad things will...

by - 15/01/2016

Are upper-class Nigerians really happy that change is here?

The longed-for change has finally arrived in Nigeria but that means adjusting to a life where rules cannot be bypassed with...

by - 29/12/2015

The two-sided edge of foreign aid

It has helped millions to overcome distressing conditions during famines and flooding, but what about the long-term efficiency of foreign aid?...

by - 17/12/2015

FGM: It’s time we stopped plundering Africa and started helping where it counts

Many young girls, who cannot even be called women yet, have little or no choice when it comes to their bodies....

by - 15/12/2015

High-flying Punjab, what is the Indian Government doing to stop the drug epidemic?

70 per cent of the Punjab youth is addicted to drugs, if this isn’t stopped Punjab will soon become like Mexico....

by - 10/05/2016

9 Shocking Facts about North Korea

Known as one of the most powerful and strict dictatorships of our time, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (or North...

by - 18/04/2016

Kawaii Culture: A Japanese obsession

The Japanese love these little characters for their innocent, friendly faces, but is the love a symptom of a growing problem?...

by - 14/04/2016

15-year-old raped and murdered because the law permits it

How can we expect a safe world for women when our governments don’t demand it?   As news spreads of yet...

by - 14/03/2016

How democratic is the EU?

A new animation has been created by the University of Sheffield and ShoutOut UK to examine the democratic challenges ahead of...

by - 13/05/2016

Refugee Blues – Auden’s poem gets to the heart of this refugee crisis

Sometimes a poem can speak the truth better than a reportage. Auden showed what it feels like to be made homeless...

by - 09/05/2016

Shh! Just don’t mention the ‘M’ word when it comes to Turkey

Turkey’s accession to the EU remains a moot topic with no one wanting to point out the elephant in the room...

by - 29/04/2016

IN or OUT: The EU Youth Debate on Brexit

With the referendum on Europe just around the corner – and young people, like in the Scottish referendum, expected to play...

by - 26/04/2016

Prescribing the American Dream

It’s high time America woke up from its dream and saw the alarming rate of young casualties addicted and suffering from...

by - 17/05/2016

Piers Morgan: ‘Lemonade’ wasn’t made for you, but you should still ‘get’ it

Fierce and outspoken: Beyoncé’s latest album is causing some raised eyebrows because of the singer’s bold move towards political activism  ...

by - 04/05/2016

Don’t make the mistake of voting for Clinton because she’s female

A true Machiavellian in every way, Hillary Clinton has done little to deserve the vote of the American people …  ...

by - 14/04/2016

Ted Cruz is a speeding bullet compared to Donald Trump

Politically experienced, manipulative and unwavering, Ted Cruz is receiving the GOP’s backing precisely because he won’t hesitate to put words into...

by - 12/04/2016

Double crime in Ecuador: The controversial case of two backpackers

Two friends raped and murdered and still the public criticises the parents instead of the perpetrators   Montañita is a very well...

by - 21/03/2016

Colombia and FARC peace talks: Just a Farce?

While conflicts continue to take place involving al-Qaeda, Israel and Palestine, and various others, it looks as if the world could...

by - 27/11/2014

Whither democracy? The effectiveness of term limits

Soon after my article about the ambiguous stance in Ecuador towards human rights was published, President Rafael Correa and his ruling...

by - 06/10/2014

The World Cup’s Toxic Legacy in Brazil

If you ask any Brazilian what they thought of the 2014 World Cup, the answer will most definitely be the same:...

by - 22/09/2014