Politics News

The many faces of Donald

DONALD TRUMP’S staggering election victory on 8 November shocked the world. Commentators from evey country have questioned whether the President-Elect…

Groundhog Day for European populism?

SINCE THE global financial crisis, politics in the western world has been turning to radical alternatives as the answer to…

2016’s Word of the Year

2016 has been an anomaly. Political turmoil has punctuated the year, most recently culminating in an unprecedented US election race.…

Left Wing, Right Wing: Thoughts from the Politics Editor

WELCOME TO the future, ladies and gentlemen. After a year and a half, yours truly was looking forward to getting…

Playing with fire: Trump and the Paris Agreement

US PRESIDENT-ELECT Donald Trump has a widely documented history of climate change denial. For example, in 2012, Trump tweeted: “The…

Always look on the Right side of life?

Originally deemed to be a fundamental outsider, Francois Fillon’s dramatic success in the French Republican primary elections with 44% on…

‘New new Labour?’ Jeremy Corbyn’s second bite at the Labour leadership

Oliver Alderton explores the implications of Labour’s leadership election

Israel says goodbye to Peres

ON 28 SEPTEMBER the man called ‘the last founding father of Israel’ passed away at the age of 92. Shimon…

End of an era?

The death of the Uzbek President throws region into uncertainty

Undercover at Vote Leave

The York Racecourse hosted Boris Johnson, former London Mayor, to preach Brexit to the converted. Finn Judge, an outspoken “Bremainer”, dons a Vote Leave t-shirt to investigate

No end in sight for refugee plight

Living on and around our beautiful, serene campus here at the University of York, it is perhaps forgivable to forget that Europe is in the midst of a refugee crisis. In the news, however, countless reports recount the plight of refugees. Whilst their struggles may seem distant, their stories appeal to our common humanity

National Union of Students comes under attack

With Malia Bouattia’s polarising ascent to its presidency and no action on electoral reform, the NUS is facing an existential crisis, Finn Judge reports