General Election

This election, call your family – it’s never been more important
Opinion

This election, call your family – it’s never been more important

Healing the rifts — Hate is fuelled by generational (and geographical) rifts, writes Nathalie Olah. That’s why, in the leadup to December 12, we need to do whatever we can to reforge these bonds.

Written by: Nathalie Olah

How a fake football club exposed Twitter's hypocrisy
Tech

How a fake football club exposed Twitter's hypocrisy

#NeverStopNotGivingUp — Caught up in a purge of parody Twitter accounts after fake news barged onto the general election agenda, beloved (and imaginary) non-league side Streatham Rovers now face an existential threat.

Written by: Will Magee

Labour can't back down on freedom of movement
Opinion

Labour can't back down on freedom of movement

It's time to make a stand — With migration once more on the political agenda this election, Minnie Rahman of the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants explains why if Labour is truly the party of the working class it must stand up for migrants' rights.

Written by: Minnie Rahman

How austerity targeted... Northern cities
Opinion

How austerity targeted... Northern cities

Cut out: a decade of destruction — Newcastle should be one of the best cities in the world – so why is it crumbling? In the latest instalment of Cut Out, writer and poet Alex Niven explores how Tory cuts destroyed his hometown.

Written by: Alex Niven

Caroline Lucas: ‘this election could be our last chance’
Opinion

Caroline Lucas: ‘this election could be our last chance’

Time is running out — With few years left to act, Green Party candidate Caroline Lucas tells us the next government will be decisive in tackling the Climate Emergency. But empty rhetoric simply won’t be enough.

Written by: Caroline Lucas

Are Scottish Tories really such a strange phenomenon?
Opinion

Are Scottish Tories really such a strange phenomenon?

We investigate — Scotland is traditionally portrayed as socialist in character – but is this true? Writer James Greig examines the complicated history of conservative politics in the country.

Written by: James Greig

What do the Lib Dems actually want? An investigation
Opinion

What do the Lib Dems actually want? An investigation

Please, who are you — They’re panicked, angry and desperate for relevancy, writes Eleanor Penny. If they don’t get that, they will settle for revenge.

Written by: Eleanor Penny

The photographer who documented Labour's game-changing election campaign
Photography

The photographer who documented Labour's game-changing election campaign

History in the making — Four weeks on from the general election, photographer Theo McInnes reflects on his time documenting Labour's campaign that succeeded against the odds.

Written by: Theo McInnes

Hundreds of protesters gather to demonstrate against the DUP-Tory coalition
Activism

Hundreds of protesters gather to demonstrate against the DUP-Tory coalition

'Women marching to say no more.' — Protesters gathered in Parliament Square last weekend to oppose the Conservative-DUP coalition, chanting for the rights of women, LGBTQ people and those whose lives were lost in Grenfell.

Written by: Biju Belinky / Theo McInnes

Young women aren't voting, and that needs to change
Activism

Young women aren't voting, and that needs to change

#SHEVOTES — #SHEvotes is a campaign calling for young women's voices to be heard in the current political landscape, looking to put power and positivity back into the act of taking to the ballots.

Written by: Biju Belinky

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