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Northern Ireland’s three-way split

For the first time since the foundation of Northern Ireland, a nationalist/republican party with the expressed aim of a united Ireland is the largest...

In between practicality and principle: a partial observer’s advice for the French left

"When faced with unity or annihilation, it is time to put aside minor differences, and think about ultimate aims – if not for ourselves, then for those who will suffer under the opponent’s policies."

OULGBTQ+ secretarial election plagued by misinformation

The current candidate for Secretary for the Oxford University has suffered from the spread of alleged misinformation surrounding her campaign, with both messages and posts on public forums describing her as an “evangelical Christian” and “right wing (American) Republican.” 

Starmer’s Labour: the long road to relevance

'If you don’t look ready to lead the country, the country won’t put you in charge.' Ed Lawrence presents Labour's strategy for the next decade.

Former US Attorney General warns of Russian election interference in Oxford Union address

Former US Attorney General Matthew Whitaker asserted that Russia is “trying to interfere” in the 2020 US Election, speaking at the Oxford Union on...

Interview with Professor John Curtice

Professor John Curtice

Confusion and Chaos: The 2020 US Presidential Election Kicks Off

Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg set to top delegate counts amidst frustrating counting and technical issues As of three days after the Iowa caucus, the full results still...

In Defense of Escapist Art

In our current political climate escapism is a dirty word. Moreover, it is a risky form of mental engagement in a culture that calls...

Opinion – With its most catastrophic defeat since 1935, Corbyn’s Labour has failed us

Miles Pressland & Joe Davies consider the reasons why Labour saw such a landslide defeat - and the common denominator is Jeremy Corbyn. Miles Pressland A...

Why The Lib Dems Failed

On 12 December 2019, I didn’t vote with pride. For me, putting a cross beside ‘Liberal Democrat’ gave me that same sensation as going...

Moran keeps majority in Oxford West

Layla Moran has been re-elected as MP for the marginal Oxford West and Abingdon. Moran, an MP since the 2017 General Election, beat the Conservative...

Labour stays strong in Oxford East

Anneliese Dodds has maintained her seat as Labour MP for Oxford East, winning 57% of the vote. Dodds was first elected in the 2017 general...

Vote swaps: the heart of tactical voting

As the UK goes to the polls in what is dubbed the “Brexit election,” some Remain voters are going the extra mile to make...

No home, no vote, no option

“Same old, same old as far as I’m concerned,” said 46-year-old Shamen Hazzard, a rough sleeper in Oxford, dismissing the prospect of voting in this year’s...

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