Steven Hirschler Steven Hirschler

Politics Editor (2010/11)

Steven has written 10 articles for Nouse

A price to be paid for keeping Britain British

In the wake of the August riots, David Starkey declared that ‘whites have become black’ and intimated that the mixing of cultures would lead to conflagrations greater than those witnessed in Tottenham and Clapham

The right to bare all

In January, when a Toronto police officer suggested that women invited violence against themselves by dressing like sluts, he must have had little clue of the international sensation his words would inaugurate

A not so special relationship

Last week, British television viewers were subjected to a nausea-inducing experience

Students react to referendum experience

Following a rather hopeful display of student participation in Thursday’s local election and AV referendum vote, results seem to reveal that the youth voting contingent was still relatively small this year

Bin Laden ‘was not armed’. Does it matter?

In a reversal of words, which seems to have become a habitual activity for representatives of the United States government, the White House spokesman, Jay Carney, admitted last week that Osama bin Laden was unarmed at the time of his death

York councillors comment on vote results

The local elections in York resulted in a resounding defeat for the Liberal Democrats, who had formerly held the most seats in the city

Cuts protest: the press miss the point

Last Saturday demonstrators expressed their irritation with the Government’s cut proposals, but the nation’s press have focussed on the wrong aspect of the action

Academics urge Iran to release its ‘prisoners of conscience’

In a 24 January letter, Richard Falk, a retired US professor renowned for his outspoken opposition to the Iraq War and Israel’s response to Palestine, appealed to Iran’s Ayatullah Sayyed Ali Khamenei and the Iranian government to release Dr Ebrahim Yazdi and “all prisoners of conscience” currently being detained in the country

The Spectre and Spectacle of Sarah Palin

It should be no surprise to anyone that Sarah Palin announced in a recent television interview that she is considering running for the office of President of the United States

Detention Continues for Asylum-seeking Children

Despite the coalition government’s pledge to end the detention of immigrant children, the Home Office announced on Monday that children will remain in detention centres until at least March