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LSE Students Cannot Support Williamson Without Condoning Antisemitism

The LSE Labour Society responds to Marxist students stand on Chris Williamson MP, by Chair Catherine MacLean I was disappointed to read the article signed by the LSE Marxist Society in the Socialist Appeal this week, and feel that several parts…

The Term ‘Cultural Appropriation’ Doesn’t Reduce Segregation, It Increases It

Before I begin, it worries me that my opinion on this matter is not the norm. In fact, it seems it is controversial. For someone who has kept their head down politically and socially for most of their lives, thinking…

Of Huskies and Hustings

The Wednesday just passed will surely go down as one to remember. The NAB was witness to severe iciness, embarrassing slips and a coldness not usually present at the LSE. Of course, hustings had begun for the upcoming Student Elections.…

Of Huskies and Hustings

The Wednesday just passed will surely go down as one to remember. The NAB was witness to severe iciness, embarrassing slips and a coldness not usually present at the LSE. Of course, hustings had begun for the upcoming Student Elections.…

Poverty of Labels: The Author’s Conclusions and Apology

THE POVERTY OF LABELS: THE AUTHOR’S CONCLUSIONS AND APOLOGY I would like to thank everyone for their response to my article on the Poverty of Labels, particularly the LSE SU Labour Society and the LSE SU BPOC. Upon reading their…

Purgatory100

Contrary to popular opinion, purgatory doesn’t actually feature in the bible. Some have argued that it was implied by particular biblical phraseology, or that its existence owes to the moral indigence of the Catholic church in their eternal quest to…

The Poverty of Labels: Why we should dismiss the ‘BME’ label as illogical, otherizing, and counter-productive

I shall start this piece with full disclosure: my ancestry is ‘white’, rendering me part of a group deemed privileged by birth. I am nevertheless a supporter of diversity: people with different backgrounds and experiences should mix and learn from…

The Problematic Politics of Bulgaria

  By Petar Murginski How can Bulgaria transition from a system with perceived problems to a global nation? Are elections really the problem of contemporary Bulgaria? The transition epoch in Bulgaria created an abyss between the political leadership and society…

The Future of LSESU Democracy

By Peter Lyon Thoughts from a hack on where we’ve gone wrong and how we might fix it In last week’s edition of this newspaper, I read with interest Benjamin Thomas’ and Hari Prabu’s accounts of the state of democracy…

Justice for Cleaners; Fighting Exploitation

By the Members of Justice For Cleaners Campaign Staff and Students went on strike to show solidarity with Noonan cleaners at the LSE While our university considers itself an international expert on inequality, it runs an unfair and exploitative employment…