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Jewish, afraid and dreading election day

The day is December 12th. You feel a buzz of anticipation in the crisp Edinburgh air. You rub your shivering hands together as you step through the doors of your nearest polling station. A pencil to paper, a cross in a ballot box. You vote for the...

Oh God, please not another coalition

Before I start, just a brief disclaimer: the upcoming election is a controversial topic. I have had enough drunken conversations with people in the smoking areas of clubs to know that a lot of people feel passionately about it, and opinions vary....

Our common home is on fire

We know everything is screwed.  Between looming environmental breakdown, the collapse of democracies around the world, plastic pollution, mass extinction, social inequality and poverty skyrocketing, and a mental illness epidemic – genuinely, what...

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