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Why Action on climate change could be the key to reinvigorating the movement to eradicate poverty

The end of the 20th-century was a time of significant global change. Following the fall of the Berlin wall in 1989 and the subsequent collapse of the USSR, the stark…

The energy crisis fueling the wealth divide

Lots of people have thoughts on what makes the world go round. Some say love, some say money. I say coffee. But our dependence on oil and gas to keep…

Why is class absent from The Student’s list of liberation groups?

Editors note: The views expressed in this opinion piece are of the writer’s only. We kindly ask readers to turn to check out plenty of content in our Voices, Features…

Students must act if we wish to irradicate homelessness

Every 18 minutes, a household is made homeless in Scotland. With more people sleeping on Edinburgh’s streets than anywhere else in the country, we must, as students of Edinburgh, crusade…

One in five Edinburgh children in poverty

More than one in five children in Edinburgh lives in poverty, according to a new report by the Education, Children and Families Committee of the City of Edinburgh Council, with…

Down and Out in Paris and London

Satire, Pleasance Courtyard, Venue 33, 18:30 until the 31st August. Down and Out in Paris and London brings George Orwell’s seminal novel up to date while retaining half of his…

Universities urged to eliminate zero-hours contracts

Pressure is growing for Scottish universities to scrap zero hours contracts completely. Recent research saw 79 per cent of Scottish university staff were on these contracts, compared with an average…