Luke Doyle
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‘Colonialism: An overwhelming force of evil’- Could not be further from the truth

You’ve opened the Beaver, turned to the Comment section, and read this article’s title, expecting a pro-colonial rant. Well I am afraid to disappoint, but it is far from that. Last week Ruby Warber wrote an article on her disdain…

May must accept the European Research Group’s Brexit ransom demands

In 1212 the English Barons first raised their concerns to King John regarding his dealings with a European power. In a similar move last Wednesday, 62 Eurosceptic MPs, led by the European Research Group’s (ERG) head, Jacob Rees-Mogg, signed a…

The Russian Threat is Real… we need to prepare for it

When I was growing up, my father would always teach me snippets of British history on my daily morning car journey to school. From these ‘lessons’, I understood the historic prowess of the British Royal Navy. As an island nation,…

The upsurge of Macron, and why is this is great news for the UK

From hosting America’s Donald Trump, to an excursion to Xi Jinping’s China, and even the recent Sandhurst Summit with our very own Prime Minister, Theresa May, French state-visits have been an enormous success for the dynamic President of the French,…

Is 2018 the beginning of the end for Europe as we know it?

With one of the greatest opponents of the European integration project set to leave the European Union in 2019, various European leaders advocating the integration vision will be now more able than ever before to make it a reality. Apart…

The Great Brexit Betrayal… or not?

The Brexit Divorce Bill: €20bn, €40bn, or even a blank cheque? These are only some of the proposals that have supposedly arisen from Theresa May’s inner-cabinet meeting last Monday with senior Conservative members. The response was fierce, with the media…

I agree, Austerity does not work in Greece

‘Look at Spain, Portugal and Greece! It’s possible to spend your way out of debt!’, cry the critics of austerity. This seemingly counterintuitive argument certainly does have some merit. The logic of this claim is as follows: If the Government…

In Defence of the LSESU

Seventy-Four percent. This figure, published by National Student Survey (NSS), is the London School of Economics & Political Science’s (LSE) student satisfaction rate in 2017. Out of context, this figure seems reasonable, yet relatively, it is appalling. It is the…

May needs to shape up or ship out

This country is currently walking down a distinctive path leading to a dangerous cross-road: In under five years, we will soon have the choice between stability and recovery, or a hard-line return to the debt explosive socialism of the 1970s.…

Austerity should be put back on the Menu

Austerity, austerity, austerity. This controversial subject was almost everything political parties, and indeed the media, discussed before the 2016 referendum. From being the cornerstone of debate in the UK, the austerity discussion has seeped away from public view; overtaken by…