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Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day needs little explanation or introduction.  It is an event held every November in the UK to commemorate the lives of British troops who fought and died in past conflicts. The end of the First World War was the […]

World

The Trump Train

Many people will have woken up this morning to the somewhat surreal news that Donald Trump has been elected president of the United States.  As with Brexit in the UK, the polls got it wrong.  It was predicted that Hillary […]

World

Solidarity With Standing Rock

Since April of this year protesters have been at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation between North and South Dakota. They set up camp there to protest about the building of an oil pipeline that would involve the destruction of a […]

National

Gibraltar Legalises Same-Sex Marriage

Some countries seem to be going backwards in the ways of progress but seemingly not Gibraltar. In an unanimous decision, they have legalised same-sex marriage across the state. Honestly, one would have thought thought it had already been legalised in […]

Opinion

That’s Just Like… Your Opinion, Man

Opinion noun: 1. a view or judgement formed about something, not necessarily based on fact or knowledge.  2. A statement of advice by an expert on a professional matter. Everybody has an opinion nowadays. Politics, women, war, culture, films, memes, video […]

National

The New Age of Feminism

Women fought hard for our political and sexual freedom in the 1960s and 70s and we repay them by not calling ourselves feminist today. Everyone seems so quick to say that ‘we don’t need feminism in this country anymore’ or […]

World

Abortion Bans Breach Female Autonomy

The Polish Government’s proposed law of criminalising abortion hit headlines at the beginning of October, as widespread protests were organised across the country. Thirty thousand women went on strike in Warsaw alone on 3rd October, and as many as six million […]

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