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Homelessness rates continue to soar
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Homelessness rates continue to soar

November 26th, 2018 | by Stanley Gilyead
Homelessness is on the rise across the UK, with rates of rough sleeping having risen by an alarming 134% since 2010. Shelter statistics suggest as many as one in 200 adults in the UK is homeless. The social problem also...
Amidst even more wildfires in California, should US policy turn over a new leaf?
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Amidst even more wildfires in California, should US policy turn over a new leaf?

November 26th, 2018 | by Sean Simpson
Today in the United States, perhaps in the same city or neighbourhood, two children are being raised by their families with the intention that they will one day move out, go to college, or start a family of their own. According...
Dreaming of Green
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Dreaming of Green

November 20th, 2018 | by Alex Moore
Looking back at the party conferences in September and October, Alex Moore argues for more Green Party representation....
Remembrance day: We’ve already forgotten
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Remembrance day: We’ve already forgotten

November 19th, 2018 | by Sean Simpson
A hundred years is a long time in human years, but it is like a minute of a day from the view of history. The first world war – almost undisputedly the most horrific conflict in human history – ended exactly one...
May proposes to reduce tuition fees by a third
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May proposes to reduce tuition fees by a third

November 19th, 2018 | by Edward Ingram
Following her electoral humbling last year, Theresa May has been eager to try and win back the youth vote, who overwhelmingly backed Jeremy Corbyn, and his tantalising offer of abolishing tuition fees. As a result, the government...
Iceland in hot water over ‘political’ advert
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Iceland in hot water over ‘political’ advert

November 19th, 2018 | by Molly Greeves
Earlier this month, Iceland released an advert that was deemed ‘too political’ to appear on TV. Originally released by Greenpeace, the video featured a cute orangutan that had taken refuge in a little girl’s bedroom due to...
Taxing times for tourists
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Taxing times for tourists

October 31st, 2018 | by Sesha Subramanian
Seshadhri Subramanian asks whether a tax on tourists should be implemented in...
Donald Trump looks West
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Donald Trump looks West

October 31st, 2018 | by Sam Webber
After Kanye West's infamous meeting with Donald Trump, our writers consider the impact of celebrities' opinions on...
Cultural appropriation, cultural appreciation
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Cultural appropriation, cultural appreciation

October 30th, 2018 | by Aastha Malik
Aastha Malik assesses the damaging impact of cultural appropriation at...
Roasts, Toasts and Soapboxes
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Roasts, Toasts and Soapboxes

October 24th, 2018 | by Sophie Hindhaugh
Comment's home of rants: weird, wonderful, weekly. Our two new columns give writers the chance to roast, or toast, a figure or group of their...