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Socialism: the dirty word of American politics

Socialism. The label has been thrown around by conservatives and liberals alike to shame and ostracise those who propose plans such as universal healthcare coverage, social security or trade union.…

University: meritocracy or money?

In the States, applying to college can be the most stressful event in a young person’s life. It seems that twelve years of education, numerous extracurricular activities, volunteering, and weekend…

Sexual assault: the past, present and future of policy at our university

Content warning: sexual assault Most students hear some variation of warnings from their parents before leaving for university: “be careful,” “don’t go out alone at night,” “make sure you always…

Last Student Council meeting sheds light on environmental group

At the last Student Council meeting of the current academic year, held on Thursday 28 March, discussions centered around a motion to support the Extinction Rebellion, a civil disobedience organisation…

‘Inclusive Sustainbility’ seminar by EUSDA and Social Policy Society

The Social Policy Society joined forces with the Edinburgh University Sustainable Development Association (EUSDA) to organise a seminar to educate students on ways to live sustainably. A range of speakers…

Female Genital Mutilation: a crime of miseducation

Content Warning: Details of FGM, sexual assault At first mention of circumcision, male circumcision immediately comes to mind. Jokes about foreskin, turtlenecks and such pop into your head. My 8th-grade…

The liberal order: a talk with transatlantic expert G. John Ikenberry

Professor G. John Ikenberry was invited by the University’s British Journal of Politics and International Relations to speak to a crowd of almost one hundred students regarding the erosion of…

Panel on the potential environmental implications of Brexit

Over 42 people attended a panel to discuss the potential environmental repercussions of Great Britain leaving the European Union last Wednesday. The panel was hosted by the non-pro t organisation…