Tag : freedom

10 ways to de-stress now that exams are done.

12 months ago / 0 comments

There’s no two ways about it, exams are stressful. But now, thankfully, for most of us they’re over. So here are 10 ways to de-stress now that you’re free. Meet your friends for a coffee and a chat. Meeting friends is a great way to take your mind off your … Read More

Comment | Is Snowden the World's Worst Traitor?

5 years ago / 0 comments

Snowden’s legacy will be left to history. But what does his embrace by the liberal left say about them? The case of Edward Snowden can be summarised in two words: indulgent irresponsibility. The words of Jack Straw hint at contempt for a man who has in the past 18 months … Read More

Debate | Taking Liberties – Should the Press be Regulated?

5 years ago / 0 comments

Historically, journalism has been cited as a force for good. It is often suggested that the watchful eye of the press force our politicians, public figures and other organisations to behave in a conduct that is ethically acceptable and morally right. However, in recent years, journalistic practice itself has been … Read More

Comment | Zero Hours, Zero Tolerance

5 years ago / 0 comments

Controversial “zero hour contracts” are fast becoming popular with employers in order to make businesses more cost effective.  In any other argument (except sexism of course), I would try to remain impartial and unbiased. However, as an employee in the retail industry for the last seven years, and now as … Read More

Comment | Lies, Damn Lies and Lobbying

5 years ago / 0 comments

When it comes to politics, I believe that the liberty to peacefully campaign and petition the government is integral to maintaining the  we value so much in our society. So naturally, I was appalled to hear of the current anti-lobbying bill the Liberal Democrat party are attempting to pass. This … Read More

The Soapbox: Fascism: Let it be fought, not forgotten.

6 years ago / 0 comments

I would like to express my concern towards some of the criticisms posed to the LS regarding the publication of the interview with Nick Griffin (Volume 43, Issue 4: Leeds Student speaks to Nick Griffin, leader of the BNP). Whilst the idea of “No Platform” for fascists is important to … Read More