National Comment

Rohingya refugee crisis: hypocrisy of democracy?

The reforms of Aung San Suu Kyi have been completely shattered by the humanitarian crisis

Tax havens are not the devil and here’s why

The Paradise Papers do not display illegality in itself; instead they highlight the national need for major tax reform

Allegations against MPs are the tip of the iceberg

With sexual harassment allegations against Members of Parliament, it’s clear that it’s too easy for MPs to abuse their power

CLASH OF COMMENT: Should the UK change its electoral system to proportional representation?

  YES- Oscar Bentley Proportional representation is an electoral system where seats in Parliament are allocated proportionally to votes cast,…

The robotic arm of the law

Is the justice system nearing it’s technological transformation? Ed Smith investigates

Weinstein’s defenders show that Hollywood is in trouble

Sudden calls to Weinstein’s defence show the need for culture change

Lack of police is letting crime off the hook

Cuts to funding are fuelling a new crime wave

CLASH OF COMMENTS: Should the UK abolish tuition fees

  YES- Jacob Phillips I remember distinctly the moment that tuition fees were raised to nine grand in 2012. Not…

Reactionary attitudes toward Brexit are failing

Stamping our feet and wailing about patriotism while our bemused EU partners cough politely is embarrassing

Loneliness does not have to be faced alone

Loneliness stems from many issues that need addressing, the first solution is to acknowledge that it affects all people

LGBTQ+ rights: one step forward, two steps back?

President Trump is leading the fight for global resistance to LGBTQ+ rights

Catalan Independence is one problem too many

With all the current issues that the EU has to deal with, a demand for Catalonian Independence is the last straw