This week seems to have thrown up similar topics of conversation to last; the SNP’s leadership, and Keir Starmer, among other things. The Labour leader, after ruling out Corbyn’s return to the Parliamentary Labour Party last week, is forging on … Continue reading This week in British Politics #4: A guide through the headlines (Monday 20 Feb to Friday 24 Feb)
You may have seen the protest that occurred in Rotherham last Saturday, outside of a Holiday Inn. There were two protests in fact. One was an anti-immigration protest, which sparked the event, and the second was a counter-protest. I am … Continue reading Far-right ideas are influencing our young people: the education and diversity of experience that university brings can help combat this
Two big events that will have significant ramifications have taken place this week, both concerning party leaders from the 2019 general election. Sir Keir Starmer has announced that Jeremy Corbyn, who led the Labour Party in the 2019 election, will … Continue reading This week in British Politics #3: A guide through the headlines (Monday 13 Feb to Friday 17 Feb)
This week, unbelievably, something Sheffield-related is front page news and it is my great pleasure to fill you in on it, though I’m sure many of you will have read all about it already. Some of you will probably remember … Continue reading This week in British Politics #2: A guide through the headlines (Monday 6 Feb to Friday 10 Feb)
What has happened this week in British Politics? Find out below! This will be a weekly series, so stay tuned… The first thing you might have noticed is that everyone was on strike. On Wednesday, February 1st, members of the … Continue reading This week in British Politics #1: A guide through the headlines (Monday 30 Jan to Friday 3 Feb)
Dear Readers, I hope the first weeks of this academic year have gone well. I’m Josh, the Editor-in-Chief of the Polsoc Paper for the academic year of 2022/23. I did my undergraduate degree in History and Politics at the University … Continue reading The Polsoc Paper is back for 2022/23
There seems to be a serious lack of nuance in the so-called ‘culture war’. In recent weeks I keep seeing, from right-wing commentators, outrage at the supposed censorship that is going on at UK Universities. And what is the specific … Continue reading Triggered
For those of us who dislike the Tories, and specifically Boris Johnson’s current cabal of rule breakers and liars, the defection of Bury South MP Christian Wakeford to the Labour party is a welcome development. However, for those of … Continue reading There must be a by-election in Bury South.
There’s a tendency for those who read academic work all day to avoid doing this in their spare time. The stuff is interesting, sure, but it’s not exactly what you want to be spending your time doing when aiming to … Continue reading Why (Historical) Fiction matters.