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Is The Far-Right in Germany Quite Far Off?

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With the rise of the far right in recent German elections, the British press has been able to once again indulge its fascination with the far right. They are, simply put, better villains than mainstream politicians, a lunatic fringe who make infinitely better copy than Germany’s traditionally bland, technocratic Christian … Read More

Have We Sold Our Soul To The House of Saud?

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The United Nations has announced that peace talks have been arranged to take place between the opposing Houthi and Saudi-backed Yemeni government in an effort to end the civil war that has continued since 2014. However, we have to acknowledge there is no denying the involvement Western countries have had … Read More

The Moral Crisis of Fast-Fashion

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Like most students moving into virtually unfurnished halls, the first chance I got I convened with my female housemates and we spent girl’s day out buying stuff. Our main objective was to beautify, cute-ify, sparkle-ify our drab surroundings. Our destination the bastion of all budgeters sniffing around for sweet bargains, … Read More

The Gender Pain Bias: Women, Your Pain Is Not ‘All In Your Head’

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While we live in an era attempting to tackle serous inequalities faced by women, such as the gender pay gap, one very important problem is being overlooked: the gender pain gap. Female pain is often conflated with emotional distress, and therefore discredited. The word hysteria originates from the Greek word … Read More

‘Tis the Season…For Shocking Increases In Food Bank Reliance

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Following a successful trial last Summer, supermarket giant Sainsbury’s are relaunching a new initiative designed to encourage increased donations to local food banks. The idea – coming from a group of teenagers in Exeter doing an NCS project – is to have shelf-edge labels which alert shoppers to products that … Read More

We’re Not Doing Enough for Women Abused by Loved Ones

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For thousands of women across the world, the men closest to them are the most dangerous. The 25th November marked the start of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence to combat violence against women around the world. With this day came the release of new data by the … Read More

As Things Finally Start to Look Up for the Democrats, a Constitutional Showdown Looms

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The midterm elections have come and gone, and what was once a political side-show marked by comically low voter turnout has been recast as a battle for America’s future, and, crucially, a referendum on the presidency of Donald Trump. Democratic-leaning voters were galvanised by President Trump’s slew of unending scandals, … Read More

A Brexiteer’s Look At The Arithmetic of May’s Deal

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As an ardent supporter of Brexit, it is important to me that this country leaves the European Union. However, I am not naïve. I recognize the need for a deal with the EU in order to provide the much-needed stability that businesses require to invest and flourish in the UK. … Read More

Why Is The Palm Oil Advert Banned?

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Iceland’s Christmas Advert regarding the impacts of deforestation on Palm Oil should absolutely not be banned. Rather, it should be spread on social media, in papers, and on television. This is for two main reasons: firstly, the environmental importance of saving the rainforests and orangutans should be made known to … Read More

Deceit. Betrayal. Sabotage.

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Deceit, Betrayal, and Sabotage: These are just some of the words which sprung to my mind when the Prime Minister announced her shambolic Brexit deal. After more than two years of negotiations, the self-proclaimed “bloody difficult woman” brought back a deal which effectively kept Britain in the EU all but … Read More