Debate: Should global nuclear energy production increase?

Yes – Rachel Dunne  High profile disasters such as Fukushima and Chernobyl have led to the vilification of nuclear energy as a highly dangerous method of energy production undertaken at a country’s own peril. This reputation is undeserved. It seems increasingly likely that nuclear energy will be a crucial part of the international effort to […]

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The BBC is on the chopping block. Is the corporation still worth the licence fee?

YES – James Sewry The BBC’s services are rightfully admired across the world for their quality, scope, and impartiality. At home, its reputation is just as assured, with an average weekly reach of 97 percent of the population. Most recently, 13.4 million viewers tuned in to watch the final of The Great British Bake Off, […]

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OUSU were right to take offence

Jacob Williams believes he is fighting against an overwhelming contempt for free expression at Britain’s universities. Fearing that a ‘fundamental principle of liberal democracy’ is under threat, he attempts to position his No Offence publication as an attempt to save ‘Britain’s future as a free country’, and in doing so convince all to support the […]

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Donald Trump: don’t feed the troll of American politics

“Part of the beauty of me is that I’m very rich.” As the contents of this week’s Comment section should go some way towards proving, the world is rapidly transforming into an episode of Black Mirror. The example under consideration in this article is, of course, Donald Trump, who provides this article’s epigraph, a quote […]

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