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How did Truss’ Cabinet become so anti-LGBTQ?

The role of the LGBTQ+ community in politics is a complex one. UK gay rights have advanced rapidly in the space of thirty years...

UK Democracy is broken. Here’s how we can fix it.

As a new prime minister enters office after only earning 57% of the Conservative member vote and receiving the lowest vote share of any...

What future awaits the Conservative Party?

"Rishi Sunak [...] could be a dangerous choice: despite his heroic attempts to save the economy amidst the pandemic, his far-right policy and strategy since have been damaging to the working class."

There Ain’t No Party Like a Conservative Party!: Oxford, the Tories, and the preparation for life without consequences

"Boris Johnson...was fresh from a degree largely spent violently drunk, destroying property, mass-vandalising and harassing staff"

The Conservatives’ attack on the ECHR: A Long Time Coming

"Scrapping the ECHR and starting afresh with a ‘British Bill of Rights’ would embolden the government with both symbolic and literal power." Ciara Garcha investigates the history of the 'British Bill of Rights' and considers how it would impact the UK's relationship with the European Union.

It Can’t Happen Here … Again? The GOP After Trump

As tempting as it may be to simply move on from the Trump presidency, four cathartic years now over and the American republic redeemed, we ought not to look upon the political currents which swept the 45th President to power as mere spent forces never again to re-emerge.

A Level Results Day: a ‘kick in the teeth’ for social mobility and educational equality

"The overall result is that in a year where the imperative to work at home has already disproportionately impacted pupils from lower socio-economic backgrounds, the education gap has been well and truly entrenched by A Level results that amplify disadvantage."

OPINION: History tells us that the Conservatives’ PR switch is destined for failure

'A botched response to Covid-19 reveal a government of incompetents who are blasé about their inability to rule and reckless in their pursuit of risk.'

Unelected, Unrepentant, Untouchable

Seeing the Daily Mail and The Guardian seemingly in agreement on a political scandal can only be described as a strange phenomenon. Yet this is exactly...

Refugees in the Time of Corona: How We Fail Those Most In Need

Sofia Cotterill explores how our government is failing those fleeing from violence and persecution.

Tories and Culture

The election of a new conservative government begs the question of how British culture and the Arts will be affected. Close to a decade of Tory rule caused a sharp decline in the funding and support of art and culture throughout the nation, and it seems like it's not getting any better.

Cambridge Conservatives propose: “this house prefers Prince Andrew to Meghan Markle”

Cambridge University Conservative Association (CUCA) have debated a motion entitled “This House prefers Prince Andrew to Meghan Markle.” The motion, which was presented at...

Conserving Culture : Not on the Tory Agenda

The election of a new conservative government begs the question of how British culture and the Arts will be affected. Close to a decade of Tory rule caused a sharp decline in the funding and support of art and culture, and it doesn’t look like it’s getting any better.

May’s gone, who’s next?

"Whether it’s Boris, Moggy, Raab, Javid or whoever the Tories choose, it is safe to say we’re f**ked."

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