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No Mr. Hitchens, Russia is not acting peacefully

No Mr. Hitchens, Russia is not acting peacefully

22nd Dec 2014 by Stanislas Lalanne
Stanislas Lalanne argues against the views laid out by Peter Hitchens concerning the Ukraine crisis
Breastfeeding, facesitting & patriarchal control

Breastfeeding, facesitting & patriarchal control

22nd Dec 2014 by Mary Reader
Mary Reader argues that the concept of 'appropriateness' is a patriarchal tool used to control women's freedom of action
Police brutality is not a new problem

Police brutality is not a new problem

16th Dec 2014 by Sian Meaney
Sian Meaney argues that recent incidences of police brutality are part of a latent and often ignored issue in our...
Postgraduate loans: a case of too much education?

Postgraduate loans: a case of too much education?

11th Dec 2014 by Harry Gosling
Harry Gosling argues that the introduction of postgraduate loans will not necessarily promote prosperity and social...
Feature: Homelessness in Oxford

Feature: Homelessness in Oxford

6th Dec 2014 by Niluka Kavanagh, Megan Gibbons, Lily Taylor, Tristan Upton
As the festive spirit grows and students start going home for Christmas, the need to think about charitable causes...
The dangerous assumptions behind the latest porn regulations

The dangerous assumptions behind the latest porn regulations

3rd Dec 2014 by Alice King
Alice King argues that the recently announced restrictions on certain types of porn show an outdated and dangerous...
The insensitivity of the Sainsbury’s Christmas advert

The insensitivity of the Sainsbury’s Christmas advert

29th Nov 2014 by Mary Reader
Mary Reader argues that the Sainsbury's Christmas advert is just another example of the commodification of warfare...
Interview: Ed Balls

Interview: Ed Balls

29th Nov 2014 by Charlie Atkins
Ed Balls discusses his politics, diversity and Labour with Charlie Atkins
Interview: Tanni Grey-Thompson

Interview: Tanni Grey-Thompson

27th Nov 2014 by Dan Hitchens
Dan Hitchens talks disability and euthanasia with Tanni Grey-Thompson
A response to the rise and fall of Dapper Laughs

A response to the rise and fall of Dapper Laughs

23rd Nov 2014 by Anthony Blair
Anthony Blair considers what the likes of Dapper Laughs and Julien Blanc can tell us about the society we live in
Interview: Stuart Skeates

Interview: Stuart Skeates

23rd Nov 2014 by Alex Stronell
Alex Stronell discusses the Army’s role in the 21st century with the Commandant of Sandhurst, Major General Stuart...
Clegg is wrong: The public sector wants more Oxbridge grads

Clegg is wrong: The public sector wants more Oxbridge grads

18th Nov 2014 by Flora Milligan
Flora Milligan takes issue with Clegg's recent comments on the public sector and its employment of Oxford graduates
Debate: Should we wear red poppies to remember the war dead?

Debate: Should we wear red poppies to remember the war dead?

17th Nov 2014 by William Tilston, James Elliott
William Tilston and James Elliott discuss the ethics of wearing a poppy
A golden opportunity for the Church of England

A golden opportunity for the Church of England

10th Nov 2014 by Tom Carter
Tom Carter argues that by appointing a female Bishop of Oxford, the Church of England can send a strong message to...
Debate: Can privileged students make good access officers?

Debate: Can privileged students make good access officers?

31st Oct 2014 by Alice King, Tjao Shze Hui
Alice King and Tjao Shze Hui debate whether your background matters when doing outreach work
The silence that is sapping our Student Union

The silence that is sapping our Student Union

31st Oct 2014 by Jack Matthews
Jack Matthews discusses the remarkable silence around this year's OUSU elections, and encourages more people to...
Debate: Should OUSU support free education?

Debate: Should OUSU support free education?

24th Oct 2014 by James Elliott, James Blythe
James Blythe and James Elliott discuss the merits of university tuition fees
Interview: Peter Kellner

Interview: Peter Kellner

20th Oct 2014 by Tom Carter
Tom Carter talks polling, ethics, Europe and elections with Peter Kellner, the President of YouGov
Debate: Should the liberal elite be more tolerant of UKIP?

Debate: Should the liberal elite be more tolerant of UKIP?

20th Oct 2014 by Samuel Rutishauser-Mills, Jamie Jackson
Samuel Rutishauser-Mills and Jamie Jackson debate how we should respond to the rise of UKIP
Owen Jones, The Establishment and why he might have a point

Owen Jones, The Establishment and why he might have a point

20th Oct 2014 by Oliver Hurcum
Oliver Hurcum disagrees with criticism of Owen Jones' new book, arguing that he is right in pointing out the...
Joining the Oxford Union is not for everyone

Joining the Oxford Union is not for everyone

7th Oct 2014 by Max Leak
Max Leak on why Freshers should think twice before joining Oxford's famous debating society