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Beyond the Etonians: Simon Kuper’s Chums in today’s Oxford

"If the structure of undergraduate life then had such adverse outcomes and is so worthy of condemnation – and the structure fundamentally hasn’t changed – what does that imply for Oxford now?"

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"

Will Neill’s Real Deal: The Decline and Fall of Boris Johnson

This has been a bizarre week for Boris Johnson. I appreciate that this is an evergreen statement, applicable to basically any week in the...

Will Neill’s Real Deal: Tory Conference and the Politics of Inhumanity

Week one of Michaelmas term, and Freshers Flu has swept through Oxford like a tsunami. Hacking coughs, snotty noses, and cold sweats are currently...

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.

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.'

SATIRE: Balls, Balls, Balls!

A poisonous, horrible atmosphere. A culture of bullying and backstabbing. No sense of direction and no idea who you can trust. No, I’m not...

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."

Oxford University Hospital privatisation row referred to Secretary for Health

Oxford University Hospitals will now work with private medical company InHealth to provide PET-CT scans, following threats of legal action by NHS England.

Time to emulate Eton?

Abolish: Education secretary Damien Hinds has said he wishes to call time on the phrase ‘public school confidence’, mainly by introducing a programme of ‘five...

Motion to ban Bullingdon members from OUCA defeated

It comes in the wake of national press coverage of drunken behaviour at OUCA’s Port and Policy events

Young Tories face fresh condemnation after allegations

Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, the Honorary President of the Association, told Cherwell that “there is no excuse for this type of disgraceful behaviour”.

Let’s deprive the tax-dodging super rich of their power

It’s not enough to say tax avoidance is immoral. It’s time to do something about it, writes Daniel Iley-Williamson

Step aside, ‘Tory Lite’: it’s time for ‘Diet Labour’

Adam John Ellison argues that the Tory conference showed that Theresa May's uninspired incompetence will be her downfall

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