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We must not turn our backs on each other

It’s 2015. We’ve just had a General Election. And after five years of austerity and cuts, policies punishing the most vulnerable in our society, and selfish economic thinking, the UK…

Voter apathy is misguided and dangerous

Voter apathy is dangerous. Especially in the current social and political climate, choosing not to vote can lead at best to a politics which does not serve you, and at…

Checking your privilege: not what you think it means

Student media has a responsibility to encourage and facilitate debate about student politics, to highlight issues which are in need of attention and to behave with sensitivity rather than engaging…

Fifty Shades normalises abuse, not BDSM

The Fifty Shades franchise could have been part of progress towards destroying stigmas around BDSM and kink – had a healthy, accurate BDSM relationship been portrayed. Instead, these supposed ‘erotic…

Free speech defends marginalised voices

The University of Edinburgh is in the red for freedom of speech, as claimed by online magazine spiked’s Free Speech University Rankings (FSUR) project. According to the project, which originated…

Media sexism goes beyond Page Three

Last week, it was reported that The Sun were going to quietly suspend the featuring of topless models on Page Three – and everyone fell for it. For two days,…