Politics degrees have experienced a significant increase in popularity: UCAS figures have revealed that applications shot up from 34,275 in 2013 to 47,445 in 2018. In those five years, the UK has had two General […]
In his recent interview for ‘Time’ magazine, the British grime artist Stormzy was keen to discuss his projects regarding improving the lives of black British young people such as his scholarship scheme which has contributed […]
Last week Boris Johnson’s new deal was plastered all over our screens and our newspapers. We couldn’t get away from people who were making sure we knew that they thought it was a hard Brexit, […]
As I write this, there are protests happening in Ethiopia, Chile, Lebanon, Iraq, Hong Kong, Barcelona, Australia, Paris and London – to name a few examples. With people around the world subjecting themselves to tear […]
Whilst all media attention was on the ‘People’s vote’ march in London, I travelled back to my hometown Manchester to take part in the ‘March4Deomcracy’ organised by the Leavers of Manchester. The protest was a […]
4 public votes, 3 Prime Ministers, over 200 million tweets and 67.5 million people affected by every decision. The Brexit conundrum has fundamentally shifted our alignment with our political parties. In 2015, the Conservative party […]
Boris Johnson’s newest cabinet was, as he would like to have us believe, carefully selected to “reflect modern Britain”; and in terms of diversity, it seems to be a historically progressive selection of politicians. However […]
Parliamentarians have returned to the House of Commons following the Supreme Court’s verdict on the unlawfulness of Boris Johnson’s prorogation, ready for another fresh attempt to stop no-deal. Imperative to this goal are Jo Swinson’s […]
Arts & Culture Editor Delphie Bond reviews Live Wire, a spoken word poetry night in Leeds.
With the shortlist for this year’s Mercury Music Prize being more politicised than ever, Toni Stephenson takes a look at how politics and music have become increasingly intertwined over recent years.