Manifestos Made Easy: Know what you’re voting for, not just who.

By Heba Kusseibati, BA History and International Relations The Conservative Party  On Brexit: It will be done by January. The deal will pass through Parliament if there is a majority of Conservative MPs in the House of Commons.  On Immigration Control: The introduction of a new ‘Australian-style’ points-based system, involving selecting migrants based on their […]

Grime4Corbyn VS FckGovtfckBoris.

By Assia Hamdi, BA Arabic and History Grime artists and representatives such as AJ Tracy, Skepta and JME felt ‘used’ by the Labour Party in 2017. But what does this mean for the upcoming elections? Grime4Corbyn was a movement initiated in 2017. It incorporates famous grime artists alongside the arsenal of hashtags, tweets, music, and […]

39 Vietnamese nationals fall victim to umpteenth case of human smuggling – lorry driver pleads guilty

By Ludovica Longo, Politics and Geography  39 people, identified as Vietnamese nationals, were found dead in a refrigerated lorry in Grays, Essex on 23 October. Eight were women and ten were teenagers. One individual was confirmed to have gone missing from an asylum centre in the Netherlands.   One month after the bodies were found in […]

climate protests

Global Climate Strike : The Youth is leading the march.

Sebastien Brion, BA Politics and International Relations On Friday 20th of September, school students concerned about their future took to the streets in cities around the world to protest against the political inaction around climate change. Starting in Australia, and spreading to cities such as Rio de Janeiro, Mumbai, Nairobi and New York City, where […]

A Party Divided

Frances Everett, BA International Relations and Development Studies The Labour Party has recently been faced with the long rumoured departure of numerous MPs from the party, who have styled themselves as ‘The Independent Group’. On 18 February, seven MPs announced the move as a protest against Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of the party, including his stance […]