Author Archives: Guest

With the threat of IS are we Chamberlain or Churchill?

Islamic State are clearly a threat to the West, argues Edisa Korugic and Robbie Travers, but the question is what do we do about it?

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Tar sands provide an opportunity to show the EU as a force for good

Tar Sandsj

The European Commission must ban the sale of tar sands crude oil in the EU.

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Who were the most successful British political party leaders since 1900?

David Cameron ncr-1j

David Cameron is the surprising top Tory performer, ahead even of Margaret Thatcher.

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Vote UKIP, get [insert party name]

Godfrey Bloom1j

There is a 1 in 3 chance that someone elected as a UKIP MEP will no longer be a party member by the time of the next election.

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Opinion: In defence of the #NoMakeUpSelfie


Patrick English argues that criticisms of the #NoMakeUpSelfie campaign are misplaced and we should support a movement which is doing so much good.

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Tackling the productivity orthodoxy to boost pay

Millions of working people find themselves working harder for less. We need to rebalance our economy.

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Should human rights outweigh religious rights?

We were invited to argue the case for the proposition on The Big Questions last Sunday.

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The government must recognise gambling can cause serious harm

Councils who do not want more betting shops in their communities should have the power to turn them down.

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What the UK can do about corruption in the global South

Western countries are effectively giving corrupt people and companies the tools to steal from their citizens.

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PISA panic – being honest about what PISA really shows

Every three years the education world is thrown into turmoil as the media report findings from the latest PISA study.

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