Conservatives versus Climate

At the Paris Climate Conference Cameron declared “we should be taking action against climate change today”, but this virtue is not reflected in his domestic policy. In the eight months since their election the Tories have made drastic changes to the energy sector with far-reaching consequences.  These changes are troubling for any hopes of a […]

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The floods are a sign that change is needed

While The Independent’s hilarious article showing David Cameron pointing and looking at various floods over the years certainly eased any fears the public may have had regarding the function of our prime minister’s arms and eyes it also underlined the more serious issue of the government’s failure to respond effectively to recent flooding. Having lived […]

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Corbyn’s leadership?

Having accepted leadership of Labour in September 2015, Jeremy Corbyn announced that his party was “stronger than we have ever been for a very long time.” Indeed, the highly contentious leadership race behind him could have been an indication of Labour’s vitality. And yet this is not how it was seen by the party or […]

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The Rhodes statue – it’s all about location

It finally happened. Following months of protests, comment articles, arguments and counterarguments, the debate over the Oriel Rhodes statue has burst free from the Oxford bubble. For the first time the opinions of politicians and the public have entered into the limelight of this discussion. Yet amidst the debate’s new national, and even international, platform, […]

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