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Trucking Along: What it’s like to be run over

Last October I was hit by a motorbike at twenty miles per hour, on the 26th of July I...

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Two-thirds of young people think filibustering is a sexual act

As you know, we’re in the business of politics and educating young people about this incredibly important subject. So...

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Charlottesville and Why We Don’t Punch Nazis

2017 has filled my social media with celebrations of violence from self-proclaimed pacifists. Friends who are otherwise staunchly anti-violence...

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Even with a 70 per cent youth turnout we STILL need online voting

Now that the dust has settled after this year’s momentous general election, the discussion is moving on to the bigger picture....

by - 19/06/2017

Find your voice! Mete Coban, CEO of My Life My Say talks young people

Growing up as a young person in Britain is not easy. We are often referred to as the apathetic generation and...

by - 31/05/2017

Editor’s pick: ‘People are in tears because they have no food’ – interview with Angela Eagle, MP

Angela Eagle is a Labour MP who does not shy away from speaking her mind. We discuss Brexit, Boris, and of...

by - 31/03/2017

Autism & Me: One Student’s Perspective

For university students, life can be stressful enough at the best of times, let alone when coping with the challenges that...

by - 29/03/2017

Two-thirds of young people think filibustering is a sexual act

As you know, we’re in the business of politics and educating young people about this incredibly important subject. So we decided...

by - 23/08/2017

Why we should all be worried about the Government’s ‘British Values’

In March 2014, the Trojan Horse scandal was splashed across the UK front headlines. A plot by hardline Islamists to take...

by - 08/08/2017 -

15% of scientists think climate change is caused by human activity, true or false?

Climate change is the most important issue facing our world. The most significant challenge humanity has faced in its two- hundred-thousand-year...

by - 02/08/2017

Don’t be Lost in Translation: 5 tips for reading foreign literature

As language students, the importance of reading in our target language is constantly drilled into us. As daunting as it may...

by - 26/07/2017

Age of Ignorance: Spoiled and uninformed, young people expect to be spoon-fed

For hitherto apolitical youths, PM Theresa May’s decision to hold a snap general election catalysed their responsibility to get informed. Three...

by - 07/07/2017

General Election Result Shows A Hung Parliament!

After seven fast-paced and incredibly tense weeks of campaigning, the British general public went to the polls last night and cast...

by - 09/06/2017

16 & 17 with no vote? Shout Louder and create change!

In a powerful and compelling speech, 16-year-old Jamie Flatters asks a potent question: What do us 16-year-olds have in common with Martin...

by - 08/06/2017

Yesterday I went to Bite The Ballot’s DeCafe For The Undecided

So today is the day the UK goes to the polls, people from all walks of life will be going to...

by - 08/06/2017

Enabled Not Disabled: A Groundbreaking Mission To Revolutionise Disability

Interview with international T36 long jumper and creator of Enabled Not Disabled, Ryan Raghoo. Ryan describes his  journey from being diagnosed...

by - 03/07/2017

Gambia riven by revenge

Early hopes that Gambia can prove a bright spot in 2016 by moving to a democracy seem to be hanging in...

by - 13/12/2016

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

China is the one to stop North Korea’s deadly regime

It came as no surprise to hear that the rogue, pariah state of North Korea is carrying out long-range ballistic missile...

by - 19/07/2017

Rip Curl’s use of North Korean Sweat Shops, more than a ‘screw up’

Images from a Fairfax Media investigation have surfaced displaying Rip Curl ski jackets being made in North Korea but with a...

by - 10/07/2017

Enabled Not Disabled: A Groundbreaking Mission To Revolutionise Disability

Interview with international T36 long jumper and creator of Enabled Not Disabled, Ryan Raghoo. Ryan describes his  journey from being diagnosed...

by - 03/07/2017

‘Comfort Woman’ Statue: War victims denied justice

The Comfort Woman statue seems to glisten with tears when justice is denied by the Japanese Government and its long-time accomplice,...

by - 26/01/2017

Ukraine’s blind dream of Europe is no choice, it’s their only hope

With US-Russo Relations becoming ever more clouded with mystery since Trump’s leap into the political arena, Ukraine stands as an increasingly...

by - 18/08/2017

Will integration cause FYROM to sacrifice ‘Macedonia’?

After decades of political isolation, FYROM’s integration into NATO asks for relations with Bulgaria and Greece to revolutionise. Historical discrepancies within...

by - 14/08/2017

What makes populism WORK and FAIL

As the sun illuminated Westminster and the country awoke to a new dawn, filled with pride and astonishment, Nigel Farage declared...

by - 21/07/2017

Forget the 1930s, an unstoppable comeback from the left is crushing the right

Everyone in Europe believed the continent was doomed to experience the 1930s again. With traditional politics out of the picture, rising...

by - 14/07/2017

What the US history books don’t want you to know about female voting rights

It took a history class and some independent research to figure out that books don’t always tell us the whole truth,...

by - 27/07/2017

Donald Trump, the ESTABLISHMENT has you!

The President’s rogue handling of international affairs may be, slowly, coming to an end with the establishment tightening his collar  ...

by - 13/07/2017

Trump dumped from Queen’s Speech, let’s hope he gets the message

As the Queen’s Speech became a game of Bingo for the commentariat on what measures would not be included that existed...

by - 23/06/2017

#BlackLivesMatter – Is that all we can say of the dead?

‘Even with videotaped evidence of police destroying black people, many freedom-loving Americans remain unconvinced of a systematic problem. ‘The idea of...

by - 22/06/2017

Colombia: Raising their voice against the shrill of drills

In Colombia, oil companies find fertile grounds but difficult to overrule communities.    As many as 98 per cent of residents...

by - 01/06/2017

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