Cassie Maines
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Hammond Considers Stamp Duty Cut

A large cut in stamp duty for first-time home buyers is under consideration for the Autumn Budget 2017, set to be published November 22nd. Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond has said this move would “aim to help people in…

University of Manchester Staff to Strike

Members of the University and College Union (UCU) at the University of Manchester have voted to strike 23-24 October in response to the university’s proposed 171 job cuts – of which 140 are academic positions. The University of Manchester (UoM)…

America’s False Debate Over Patriotism

An issue which has been dominating recent news cycles has undergone some reframing. The US President recently made a series of statements (/tweets) criticising Colin Kaepernick and his fellow NFL players for kneeling during the national anthem, claiming their actions…