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Ex-presidents accuse Oxford Union of ‘targeting diverse representatives’ following Ebrahim Osman-Mowafy’s disqualification from presidency

Ebrahim Osman-Mowafy and three Oxford Union ex-presidents of colour – Michael Akolade-Ayodeji, Ahmad Nawaz, and Adam Roble – signed a letter to the Union’s...

Things can only get… worse? Why 2024 is no 1997 for the Labour Party

One of the characteristic features of the 1997 Labour Party general election campaign was their use of D:Ream’s song "Things Can Only Get Better"...

Why you should be political

Many of us have been told that the only political thing we must always do, and the most important thing we can do, is...

Leaked email reveals active politicians will not be considered for Oxford chancellorship

"An email leaked to The Telegraph, sent to Oxford academics by University registrar Gillian Aitken, stated that “members of legislatures or those active in politics” will be blocked from becoming the next chancellor. Until now Theresa May, Boris Johnson and Imran Khan were considered popular contenders for the role, which has also previously been occupied by Oliver Cromwell and Harold Macmillan."

Wilders’ far-right runs riot: a sign of European divide or a chance to reunite?

European unity – and with it solidarity with Ukraine – is running out of supporters.

A crash course in British politics: An introduction (Week 0)

If you are reading this you most likely live in the United Kingdom. You might also, like me, be new here. As a first-year...

Why We Might Not Beat Climate Change

"The only rational response to this two-headed paradox may be doomerism"

The Conservative path to victory in 2024

"How do the Conservatives intend to fight a campaign that current polling and smart money say they’re almost guaranteed to lose?"

Voter Identification: A dangerous pathway to unnecessary discrimination

"The biggest problem with ID requirements is that they are inherently discriminatory."

Cherwell Town Hall: Matthew Dick and Dan Dipper run for Oxford Union Presidency

Freya Jones and Maggie Wilcox interview the presidential candidates.

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.

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