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Rees-Mogg: What Actually Happened?

So, Jacob Rees-Mogg spoke at our university. Tickets sold out within hours, which is unusual even given the quality events that the Mile End Institute puts on. The queue, I’m […]

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The winter of woes, crows and crisis. Can our NHS survive much longer under government?

So, Jeremy Hunt has had to apologise, once again, for issues within the NHS. This time it’s postponed and cancelled operations: we are in a ‘winter crisis.’ However, seeing Mr […]

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Jo Johnson and Freeze Peach

I wanted to write about almost anything that wasn’t the Conservative Party and their inability to do anything useful or clever. But no. This week marks a new policy from […]

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Uber v. TFL: A Brief Explainer

Panic on the streets of London… Thus was the reaction that engulfed the capital’s usually sober masses, as it was announced that TFL had chosen not to renew Uber’s licence, […]

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Hey, I Just Met You, This Policy Is Crazy, Who Is Advising? – Theresa Maybe?

So, we’ve had the Conservative Party Conference, where everyone enjoyed the spectacle of watching various Tory figures manoeuvre themselves towards a potential leadership bid. There’s also been a few big […]

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle Review – Shaken by the Action, not Stirred by the Drama

With Kingsman: The Golden Circle, director Matthew Vaughn has committed himself to a task he’s never faced before: producing a sequel to his successful and surprising original hit. That hit […]

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Busting Election Myths Part Two: Commiserations and Celebrations

By the time you’ve read this, this column will already have aged. The election is over, and we (probably) now have a Government. The last column I wrote was about […]

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Taking Our Country Back

The bright, otherworldly hours of the morning after a sensational night for British democracy have been met, necessarily, by a sober tempering of jubilation; though critically wounded, the Conservatives look […]

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It was 50 years ago today, so is Sgt. Pepper still worth the fuss?

We will likely never be rid of the monumental influence of The Beatles, but does the cultural and political legacy of their seminal and most highly celebrated work have much […]