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Why the Brexit referendum shows us direct democracy fails

Today we hail Athenian democracy as a model example of the perfect political system. However, when the Athenian people...

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Top 10 Places For Forest Camping In Ireland

Ireland happens to be a place of diverse beauty and incredible charm. Ireland has often been regarded as a...

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Mental Health: Playing the game and winning it

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve thought about giving up. Because a horizontal figure eight is too...

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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

School Budgets Are Now The Same As The 1950s, Conservative Conference Reveals

The average level of spend for developed countries across the world is roughly 6% of GDP. The UK is currently at 4% of GDP.    The National Education Union...

by - 03/10/2017

UK has one of the lowest skill levels in the G7, Conservative Conference Reveals

Despite the UK being one of the richest countries in the world, we currently have one of the lowest skill levels...

by - 02/10/2017

Former Labour Leader Ed Miliband Calls For Political Education In Schools

Ed Miliband, the former leader of the Labour Party, called for political education to be taught in schools last night at...

by - 26/09/2017

Does Education=Employment? Here’s Why A Degree Is NEVER a Waste of Time!

When it comes to education, it’s never a waste of time. People can argue that a degree doesn’t mean as much...

by - 20/09/2017

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  ...

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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

No rise of the right in Spain. No surprise given Madrid’s killer conservative instincts

With Spain being an exception in the face of rising nationalism across the continent, police brutality and Madrid’s response during the...

by - 09/10/2017

The self-proclaimed ‘True Europeans’ are nothing but power-hungry liars

With Angela Merkel’s comeback on the European stage, right-wing leaders in Central Europe are losing the legal fight against imposed migrants’...

by - 29/09/2017

London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls for Second EU Referendum

London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has called for a Second European Referendum to be included in Labour’s Manifesto for the 2022 General...

by - 26/09/2017

The man with nothing: Hunted by IS and saved by football

Zayran. That was the name of the 21-year-old refugee that made space in his less than luxurious shelter for me to...

by - 12/09/2017

‘It’: The monster killing informed debate

It may not be a demonic clown, but a real evil force is spreading round town and killing our democratic sap...

by - 07/09/2017

Is the concept of an ‘LGBT society’ on thin ice?

As society progresses*, we must start asking ourselves some serious questions. If socially liberal people are determined to break down barriers...

by - 06/09/2017

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

Lost Amazon Tribesmen Slaughtered: Beyond the Headlines

In September 2017, it was reported in the UK press that 10 members of a ‘lost’ Amazon tribe had been slaughtered...

by - 05/10/2017

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...

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