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GE Series: Scottish National Party

By: Andrew Fry Andrew is a 2nd year French and International Relations student at the University of Aberdeen, but he also works seasonally in ASDA in his home town of Dundee. He has been involved in politics since the Scottish independence referendum in 2014. Background: The Scottish National Party, or SNP, was formed in 1934. … Continue reading GE Series: Scottish National Party

GE Series: The Liberal Democrats

By: Usman Mahmood Bukhari  An avid participant of student politics and former President of three different societies. Usman has been campaigning heavily on freedom of speech and having a humanist chaplaincy in the SU. He is a centrist who believes that helping people via pragmatic measure is the best way, and this is why he … Continue reading GE Series: The Liberal Democrats

GE Series: The Green Party

By: Jordan Smith   Jordan is currently a second year International Relation student at Queen Mary, University of London. He is the Co-President of Queen Mary Young Greens and the former leader and founder of Swindon Young Greens. The Green Party is the only party that has been consistently committed to a radical and progressive overhaul of … Continue reading GE Series: The Green Party

GE Series: The Labour Party

In this GE series, we sit down and understand the Labour Party in the UK. By: Michael Oatway Michael Oatway is a final year history and politics student at the University of Leicester. He has been member of the Labour party since October 2014 and has stood in local elections as well as being the … Continue reading GE Series: The Labour Party

GE Series: Why International Students Should Vote

The season of door knocking and leaflets invasion is upon us. Although it came 2 years early, its time to face the music and prepare for the 8th of June. Many international students studying in the UK don't know that they too have a right to vote. This information is never explicitly relayed to them … Continue reading GE Series: Why International Students Should Vote

The Desi Gay Affair

The revelations of the concentration camps in Chechnya has taken everyone by surprise. The anti-gay campaign is claimed to be responsible for mental and physical torture and killing of gay men. Its hard to imagine such a scenario in today's world. But the bitter truth is that we are still surrounded by social and legal … Continue reading The Desi Gay Affair

The Curious Case of India and Rape

Usually I stick to Facebook when I need to vent out or rant about things that frustrate me and boil my blood. Obviously the Bangalore Mass Molestation was my most recent trigger. However, after seeing cases like Nirbhaya, the many cases of kids getting raped and now the Bangalore incident, my thoughts and anger couldn't … Continue reading The Curious Case of India and Rape