Special Reports

Students support more power to the regions

In its latest report the York Student Think Tank found that 64 per cent of participants believed that regions should…

York Union: Dominic Grieve Interview

This interview was conducted prior to the election on the 8th May. Technical issues mean it only appears now. The…

York Union: Dominic Grieve Review

For their final event of term , The York Union welcomed former Attorney General Dominic Grieve QC to the University…

Report from the Queerstion Time Debate

For members of marginalised groups, voting in elections comes with the extra consideration of who will benefit, and who will…

Myths and reality: Building the peace and avoiding the war with Russia.

This week marks an official first anniversary of the Russian annexation of the Crimean peninsula, which is often seen as…

Maureen Freely – On the English PEN Society

Monday the 2nd of February, the event in Authors and Activists series organized by York PEN Society, welcomed Maureen Freely…

Shami Chakrabarti – On Human Rights

Last Thursday, on the 22nd of January, the City of York welcomed Shami Chakrabarti in series of public discussions organized…

Are we heading towards a second cold war?

With the beginning of clearing the debris of the MH17, implementation of the investigation along with the conclusion of the…

Review: Russell Brand Guardian Live event at City Screen Picturehouse York

Ever since his infamous appearance on Newsnight, on 23rd October 2013, Russell Brand has been talking politics. Now, with the…

Ceasfire in Ukraine may unravel as peace alignments form

The recent news from the Ukraine provides a cautious ground for the optimism. Not only had the official state forces…

Violations of the Ukrainian Ceasefire

James Humpish looks at the consequences of the ceasefire in Ukraine and how the death toll continues to rise

How will military action against ISIS evolve?

Chris Scott looks at the possible next steps in the war against ISIS