For 2020, LSE must not let Brexit silence democracy

Why is it so dangerous to urge every citizen to support Brexit? It’s only been 2020 for about 30 seconds, and the discourse surrounding Brexit from both sides is already giving me a headache. The article “For 2020, LSE Must…

For 2020, LSE Must Help Get Brexit Done

What are you doing to help get Brexit done? With victory comes vindication. December 12th’s election saw a resounding landslide win for Boris Johnson’s Conservatives and a definitive answer to the question: will Brexit ever get done? This result has…

LSE Students Join Protests Against Trump’s Visit

Yesterday, President Trump’s visit to London was met with fierce protest, including that by LSE students. Around 250,000 people joined the protest starting at BBC studios in London and progressing past Regent Street and finishing in Trafalgar Square. A special…

A Swing For a Pound, a Hit For a Penny

London, January 2017. A £15 million, Grade II listed McMansion in Belgravia is occupied by members of the Autonomous Nation of Anarchist Libertarians, also known by their dubious acronym, ANAL. ANAL claimed it was bringing attention to the number of…

Jeremy Corbyn or Theresa May: Who’s Right on Russia?

The poisoning of former intelligence officer Sergei Skripal in the heart of Salisbury has ground UK-Russian diplomatic relations to a halt. The Prime Minister has been steadfast in assigning responsibility to Moscow, and labelled the act as ‘An unlawful use…

LSE Labour’s response to ‘The poverty of labels’

I would like to start this article by thanking the author for his brave but misguided article. As a community it is imperative that we encourage and facilitate the communication of these opinions regardless of how hurtful and misinformed they…

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,…

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…

Animals Are Not Sentient, According to the UK Government

Last Monday, Caroline Lucas put forward a motion to transfer the EU Protocol recognising sentience of animals into UK law. It was rejected by parliament. MPs’ voted strictly along party lines, with the government (and DUP) voting against its inclusion,…