Politics

No end in sight in Syria

A United States ceasefire resolution was blocked on 22 February. After a last-minute scramble, a resolution was unanimously passed on…

Abuse scandal rocks charities

“I want to apologise deeply and unreservedly for my past behaviour and for the hurt and offence that I have…

Left Wing Right Wing: Thoughts from the Politics Editor

I had mostly completed my column, in which I had written about the recent tinker tailor soldier Corbyn controversy, when…

No change seven years after Egypt uprisings

One of the most famous singers in Egypt, Sherine Abdel Wa-hab, was this week sentenced to six months in prison.…

A turning point for Justin Trudeau in India?

Canada’s young and liberal Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, spent last week in India on a visit with his family. Trudeau’s…

Former US Ambassador visits York

Former US Ambassador Carey Cavanaugh visited the University on Tuesday to give a lecture on the peace mediation, negotiation and diplomacy

Left Wing Right Wing: Thoughts from the Deputy Politics Editor

This edition, I’m pleased to temporarily assume responsibility for Left Wing, Right Wing, quite timely considering the current commemorations for…

The name game in Macedonia

The name of a country may seem like an uncontroversial topic, yet recently what many might assume is a non-issue,…

A politicised Winter Olympics

One of the key principles of the Olympic movement is unity; how-ever, Olympic games of the past have been far…

Cuts to Marines could threaten UK’s defence

On the 2 February the Commons Defence Committee published a report titled ‘Sunset for the Royal Marines? The Royal Marines…

The Greens’ Natalie Bennett talks to Nouse

This past week, the Model United Nations Association here at York hosted the former leader of the Green Party of…

Wave of violence against journalists in Mexico continues

Journalist Carlos Domínguez was stabbed 21 times in front of his family on the 13 January in the Mexican state of…