All posts tagged tories

Tories, Tactics, and Tuition Fees

I was listening to The News Quiz on BBC Radio 4, because I am just that cool, and one of the panellists was asked about Labour’s new policy on animal […]

End the boycott of the National Student Survey!

This week, I spoke for the motion to end the boycott of the National Student Survey, or NSS. Here’s why I believe that student council was completely right to vote for the motion. The argument for boycott is as so: the data will […]

How to Lose Jobs and Alienate People: or What Toby Young Teaches Us About Free Speech

This week, Toby Young was removed from his position on the OFS board after many of his appalling views were brought to light. What does the reaction tell us about […]

How Brexit Got Even More ScreweDUP

This week’s Brexit negotiations yet again prove the weakness of May’s premiership and the attitude to the DUP indicates that the Conservatives have still not learned their lessons from the […]

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 […]

Terrifyingly Divisive Memes for Really Confused Political Teens

I was recently asked at work to name all the US states that I could on the map, and, if possible, locate them. I named seven, and got four right […]

ELECTION ANALYSIS

Well then. This election has been utterly surreal, and though there are obvious winners (YouGov, Corbyn) and losers (May) – almost everyone has been proven wrong. My last column, I […]

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 […]

Busting Election Myths

Myth 1: People like Labour’s Policies Okay, this isn’t a myth, but the idea extrapolated from it is. There’s been a fair amount of attention on both social media and […]