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Students, staff, and workers unite! Hands off our pensions
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Students, staff, and workers unite! Hands off our pensions

February 6th, 2018 | by Newcastle Students Strike Team
Organise in solidarity with lecturers! The cuts do nothing but hurt students too. It's time to put the pressure on...
Vice-Chancellor’s Costings
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Vice-Chancellor’s Costings

December 4th, 2017 | by Grace Dean
With tuition fees continually rising, students are increasingly demanding transparency about where their money is being spent. The revelation that much of it is simply bulking up vice-chancellors’ pay cheques, whilst...
Hammer meets glass ceiling
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Hammer meets glass ceiling

December 4th, 2017 | by Caitlin Disken
Gender equality is important. Well, frankly, equality of all descriptions is critically important. So why would I be grumpy over the concept of a gender quota? Well. In my opinion, gender quotas don’t improve equality, they...
The magic money tree of the council
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The magic money tree of the council

December 4th, 2017 | by Dominic Sutcliffe
Earlier this year The Chronicle revealed that Pat Ritchie, the Chief Executive of Newcastle Council, had been awarded a £8,500 pay rise under shady circumstances – she now makes £160,000. The Civic Centre is receiving a...
SOAPBOX 4/12/17
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SOAPBOX 4/12/17

December 4th, 2017 | by Jack Coles
Usually, I’m perfectly happy to write an answer for an online interview. Hell, I write excessive amounts of stuff on a regular basis anyway, so I might as well put it to good use for a bit of futureproofing. Every now and then,...
Human Rights: a cold Turkey?
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Human Rights: a cold Turkey?

December 4th, 2017 | by Rory Cameron
Since World War One and the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire, Turkey has set its roots firmly in secular values. Kemal Ataturk, the first president of the Turkish Republic in 1923, was the leading figure driving Turkey to...
The Reintroduction of Gordon Brown
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The Reintroduction of Gordon Brown

November 28th, 2017 | by Jordan Davidson
Political nostalgia seems to be rearing its head a lot of late, with many lauding over the days of liberal leadership in an increasingly right-wing leaning west. Some figures have chosen to take advantage of this fact, with Tony...
Trouble in Paradise?
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Trouble in Paradise?

November 21st, 2017 | by Jack Coles
Turns out Paradise is a club for the ultra-rich tax-dodging enthusiasts, and you’re not invited, loser Jack Coles  The Paradise Papers are a collection of documents recently leaked that detail the vast amounts of wealth...
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Wolves in patriot’s clothing

November 21st, 2017 | by Jamie Cameron
Opinion: Veterans have fought and died for our freedom and security. The politicians who command them haven’t had the same ideals. It’s that time of year again when many  of us think about the millions of people who lost...
No Monarchs, No Masters?
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No Monarchs, No Masters?

November 21st, 2017 | by Joe Holloran
With the Queen’s estate implicated in the Paradise Papers, is it finally time to abolish the monarchy and our status as subjects? Yes – Joe Holloran What would you spend £45.6 million on if you could? Spend it on...