The turn of the millennium brought us many things. Big Brother hit the screens and the UK IQ average dropped by two points (not necessarily a causation effect…); Clippit became the default Office assistant on Windows 2000, the latest in processing software, successfully annoying us enough to become one of the first mainstream internet memes; … More Pride and Prejudice: Attitudes to the LGBTQ+ Community across the Globe
Things aren’t looking too good for May after the publication of her 585-page draft Brexit Agreement on the 14 of November. May’s agreement, comprised of solutions for the Northern Ireland backstop and also details on state aid, the financial settlement and citizens’ rights after Brexit, has been met head on with cabinet resignations. This includes … More Will Theresa May Survive the Winter?
Prior to sitting as convener and editor-in-chief I was the politics and current affairs editor for G-YOU, which seemed reasonable given my limited understanding of politics but conviction to argue over anything. So ignorance aside I did my reading, I kept reasonably informed, and at the beginning of this year I made some claims as … More Review: The 2018 Political Preview – E.U.
We have more women in congress now more than ever; the first Native-American woman; the first Muslim woman wearing a hijab is entering congress this January; and a democratic socialist became the youngest woman ever elected to congress. Call it a blue wave or whatever – all the hope and action that’s erupted in the … More A Christmas Miracle: Dems Take Back the House
If you didn’t read the above title in the voice of Cliff Richard, then I assume that the next few months aren’t your favourite in the calendar. However, regardless of whether you consider yourself a modern-day St. Nick or a bit of a Scrooge, Christmas will be happening this year. I myself fall somewhere between … More Christmas time: balance low from wine?
Nowadays, after watching the news, I can’t help but find myself imaging that we are in the midst of a political furore exacerbated by divisive polemics; witnessing manifest displays of rage and steadfast allegiance from left to right on political issues whereby the loudest opinion wins. Yet, despite all this yelling and opposition upon the … More Why are we Silent?
The following is an interview between Danielle Rowley (Labour MP), Douglas Ross (Conservative MP), Stewart McDonald (SNP MP), Owain (Convener of Libraries, Co. Editor-in-Chief) and Bethany (Politics Editor). It was conducted after the Freshers’ Week Show Debate, where each of the politicians were speaking. We have split up the interview into three distinct segments; on … More A Tory, SNP and Labour MP walk into the Union: On Brexit