Special Reports

Special report: Jordan protests

Youth-led protests in  Jordan  have  rocked  the  country  for  the  last  fortnight.  Incidentally,  I  have  had  to  make  my  way …

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

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…

Key Campus figures react to Trump recognising Jerusalem as capital of Israel

Relevant campus figures respond to Donald Trump’s speech recognising Jerusalem as capital of Israel

York Union: Russia not an aggressive power

The York Union hosted a debate chaired by Joseph Silke, this paper’s Politics Editor, on the motion: “This House believes…

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Memes, fees and abortion

From his maiden speech in the House of Commons in 2010, it was clear that Jacob Rees-Mogg was a man to…

ELECTION 2017: The NHS – a crisis without solution?

WHEN ONE considers the idea of the ‘political football’, the National Health Service is perhaps the first issue which springs…

ELECTION 2017: The Union – a divided kingdom?

THE UNION SEEMED to be of little relevance during the 2015 general election given the rejection of Scottish Independence the…

ELECTION 2017: The Economy – vs. the many?

THE ECONOMY dominates the run-up to general elections. Despite the current prominence of Brexit, the economy remains a pressing concern…

ELECTION 2017: Brexit – the new dividing line

THE SHADOW OF the exit negotiations from the European Union looms over this fateful election. The Prime Minister has sought…

ELECTION 2017: Foreign Policy – a new global stage

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson [Image: Flickr]  UPON TAKING office, Theresa May signaled a break from the foreign policy agenda which…

Theresa’s ‘baby faced assassin’

FEW WILL HAVE heard of Gavin Williamson. Many, however, will know of Armando Iannucci’s BBC political satire and cult hit,…