James Townsend James Townsend

James has written 3 articles for Nouse

The consequence of cheap journalism is a deeply unattractive political system

For the first time in too many weeks than I care to calculate, the Sunday newspapers appear to be void of any scandal surrounding some MP’s expense claim or other

Fear not the rainbow-welding maniacs

Student politics is a messy business. So much time and effort is put into apparently noble causes which tend either to be entirely ineffectual, or to get distracted from their initial purpose. Too often the things that make a difference to people’s lives are left behind while campus bandwagons roll down the road of irrelevant hysteria. Anybody familiar with the name Fletcher-Hackwood will know what I mean

The beckoning call of student politics

Keen anorak or just a little curious? James Townsend talks about the ins and outs of campus political groups, with something to suit everybody