University Drinking Culture: A Glass Half Full? I’ll Have a Soda, Cheers!

Neither shaken, nor stirred, but still just as cool without the A   Starting at a new university and...

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The World Transformed … In Pictures

We visited ‘The World Transformed’, a fringe conference organised by Momentum and the Labour grassroots, here are some photos...

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Modern Slavery: The UK’s Human Trafficking Market

‘Our flag is the friendliest flag in the world because no man fears it. Whenever it is seen the...

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‘I feel a responsibility’: Interview with Civil Rights activist Dr Norma J. Hervey

A life dedicated to helping people and defending her beliefs, now in her eighties, Dr Hervey shares her views on America’s...

by - 14/09/2016

Meet The Man Behind The EU Referendum Polls

Interview with Matt Singh, founder of Number Cruncher Politics, a non-partisan polling and psephology site: www.ncpolitics.uk, @mattsingh_, @NCPoliticsEU   As founder...

by - 17/06/2016

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

Adios Monolingual Me! 9 Great Reasons to Study a Foreign Language

Having knowledge of one or more foreign languages is increasingly important in today’s society. Instead of being tongue-tied, here’s why you...

by - 07/09/2016

Start-Up Entrepreneur? Learn Your Legal Duties!

Many start-ups suffer in the long term from overlooking an essential legal consideration in their early stages   You might have...

by - 12/08/2016

EU External Migration: What it is and Why it Matters

Migration is a key theme in the EU referendum debate. But do you know the difference between migration within the EU...

by - 16/06/2016

EU Democracy Promotion‏: What is it and Why it Matters

How does the EU try to promote democracy in countries around the world? This film looks at the obligations the EU...

by - 13/06/2016

The People Have Spoken: Jeremy Corbyn wins Labour leadership!

Jeremy Corbyn retains leadership of Labour on an even stronger footing, but the long winter ahead may still prove tricky for...

by - 24/09/2016

Docile Donald? Let’s hope so

As the presidency slides further into the hands of Trump, we can only hope that he will be sensible enough to...

by - 21/09/2016

Assange’s War against Clinton

This US presidential candidate may have some fierce people at her side, but one man will not budge in his pronouncement...

by - 15/09/2016

US Presidential Election Podcast: An Unpredictable Battle

WELCOME to one of the most unpredictable election races in a generation! The importance of this election cannot be overstated. It...

by - 13/09/2016

Yellow fever epidemic on course for Asia?

Another potentially deadly epidemic ravages lives in Africa, causing fears that it has all the signs of spreading to Asia  ...

by - 28/06/2016 -

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

Arvind Kejriwal – India’s Artful Dodger

As India suffers another bruise at the hands of irreverent officials, how much longer before the people’s naive tolerance sees the...

by - 13/09/2016

South China Sea: A Sino-Philippine Conflict turned Multinational Rivalry

As China refuses to acknowledge official court ruling asking that it relinquish its claim over the South China Sea, some view...

by - 03/08/2016 -

The IDPs of India

The Government of India continues to fail in protecting its people by putting personal interests ahead of national concerns   Despite...

by - 22/07/2016

Major Points of the Chilcot Report

The long awaited Chilcot Report has finally arrived. Does it justify Tony Blair’s actions? Does it condemn him? Here are some...

by - 06/07/2016

Orbán’s grip over Hungary threatens its membership of the EU

It seems that Hungary has gone a step too far. Once in Europe’s sympathy books, it now stands on the brink...

by - 22/09/2016

The Nice Burkini Ban: Spitting at Freedom

Asking a devout woman to remove religious clothing borders on paranoia and discrimination; shall we next ask Hasidic Jews to remove...

by - 31/08/2016

War and Peace: Inside the Calais refugee camp post-Brexit

Britain’s decision to leave the EU has left the lives of those stranded at Calais suspended indefinitely   ‘Inshallah (God willing),...

by - 26/08/2016

Turkey’s State of Emergency is a State of Opportunity

Last week’s failed coup saw the Turkish President fleeing his homeland, only to return triumphantly and announce a state of emergency...

by - 29/07/2016

‘I feel a responsibility’: Interview with Civil Rights activist Dr Norma J. Hervey

A life dedicated to helping people and defending her beliefs, now in her eighties, Dr Hervey shares her views on America’s...

by - 14/09/2016

‘Trumpenstein’ (Or the Neoconservative Prometheus)

Whether Trump is a mad creation of the GOP or his own ‘prime mover’, America stands before a fact: a monster...

by - 09/08/2016 -

Clinton and Warren: Is the US ready for a ‘2 woman-ticket’?

With Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren appearing at several of Hillary Clinton’s rallies and appearances, could we see her being selected as...

by - 05/07/2016

Orlando LGBT attack – the feeling of hopelessness

Another attack with more fatalities and still governments tell us to ‘keep calm’. It may be time to admit that we’re...

by - 16/06/2016

119 communities were destroyed to make way for Rio’s Olympics

Blood, sweat and tears — and no, I’m not talking about the athletes …   The Olympics in Brazil has only...

by - 19/08/2016

Rio’s favelas: Caught in Drugs, Violence and Injustice

How far would you go for a better life? Murder, drug dealing and a life expectancy of 21, that’s how far...

by - 11/07/2016 -

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