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It should be compulsory to vote

Elections in the UK and around the world have a serious issue of disengagement and low turnouts. Turnouts to General Elections in the UK rarely ever go above 70 per…

Australia still has a long way to go in order to recognise the importance of Indigenous communities

Indigenous communities across Australia faced a difficult blow on 14 October, with millions across the country voting to reject an amendment to the country’s constitution that would establish an Indigenous…

Get to know your Women’s Students Liberation Officer candidates

This year’s student elections have kicked off and many have been wondering who to vote for. Often, most of the attention is given to the EUSA President and VP races;…

Sharma’s self-isolation shows how outdated our parliament is

In a shock turn of events that surprised… well, they surprised absolutely no one: an MP, a cabinet minster no less, has had to go into isolation and get tested…

The Student in conversation with Ian Murray, Labour Candidate for Edinburgh South

Scottish Labour Candidate for Edinburgh South, Ian Murray speaks to The Student about his work so far as an MP since 2010, and his goals for the future of his…

University encourages voter registration ahead of election

After months of Brexit negotiation, the UK is set to head to the ballot box again this December for a general election. The prime minister, Boris Johnson, finally succeeded in…

On improving the functional, yet fractured, politics of the UK

Following today’s political discourse, in this country especially, is exhausting. The same series of events appears to occur time and time again. A question arises, speculation and debate are publicised,…

Is Blockchain the future of voting?

Few terms in the tech industry have been more overused than Blockchain within the last few years. What started as a niche, avant-garde thought-experiment of cryptography experts who called themselves…