Tag : Brexit

“I’m Not Calling for Another Referendum”: Leeds Student Media Societies Interview Jeremy Corbyn

1 week ago / 0 comments

LSR, LSTV and The Gryphon sat down with Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to discuss Brexit, anti-semitism and higher education ahead of his talk to politics students at the University of Leeds.   Jeremy Corbyn welcome to the University of Leeds, thank you for taking the time to speak to … Read More

The Threat to the EU No One Talks About: Poland’s Authoritarianism

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Established in 1951 as the European Coal and Steel Community, which created a common economic area in coal and steel, the Union-to-be was foreseen by many political leaders and philosophers as the everlasting post-war political pact of France and Germany but with the added allure of economic prosperity. Forty-two years … Read More

Will the UK Go Out of Fashion Post-Brexit?

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Type in ‘Brexit’ to Google News and you get 78,000,000 results. That’s over 5 times more than news coverage on the NHS and around 78 times more results than the gender pay gap. Perhaps for this reason, Brexit articles became something I’d skip over. I was fed up of reading … Read More

Why are we still asking the question, Deal or No Deal?

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Jacob Rees-Mogg recently claimed that the British economy would receive a ‘£80 billion boost’ if we were to leave the European Union without a deal, instead of trading under World Trade Organisation rules. This is on the basis of a report published on Tuesday by Brexiteer think tank ‘Economists for … Read More

Calls for a return to the centre are only felt by a misguided elite

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

The nation’s favourite former Prime Minister, Tony Blair, this week took a well-earned rest from cashing in on his premiership and speculated that his former party was beyond rescuing from the neo-Marxist cult that now runs it. Such observations from a man who won three elections as Labour leader inevitably … Read More

May’s outstretched hand to Africa – cynical fears of China or real change in trade policy?

1 month ago / 0 comments

Our prime minister, Theresa May, recently returned from her tour d’Afrique. On her whistle-stop tour, Mrs. May intentionally overshot Europe and landed with her business posse in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria for three days to highlight a desperate mix of pre-post-Brexit blues and a seemingly cynically charged future partnership … Read More

‘The people’s vote’: doomed from the start?

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The 23rd of June 2016 was an earthquake that shook British politics. The seemingly uncontainable force of neo-liberal globalization had been halted by the revolt of the working classes. The Brexit vote was a devastating blow to the political elite and a result which they did not see coming. I myself, … Read More

A no-deal Brexit is looking increasingly likely. What impact will this have on UK universities?

1 month ago / 0 comments

With less access to funding, quitting academics, decreased intake and export of students to and from the EU, what’s not to love about a no-deal Brexit from the perspective of UK universities? The irony of Brexit does anything but escape students, some of whom were not even able to vote … Read More

The Best for Britain

8 months ago / 0 comments

Anti-Brexit campaign group Best for Britain has announced plans to conduct a ‘guerrilla marketing’ campaign this month in order to build support in favour of overturning the Leave result from the EU referendum, specifically in the Midlands and the north of England. This has been labelled as a ‘secret plot … Read More

Brexit to Threaten Small and Medium Businesses

8 months ago / 0 comments

As the Prime Minister hopes to cinch a EU deal next month, more and more businesses are demanding clarity on what Brexit will look like to allow them to plan for the scenario. Chair of the EEF group, Judith Hackett, has said that most businesses are underprepared, particularly small and … Read More