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Is Freedom of Speech Under Attack?

Western society enjoys great liberties when it comes to the right to freedom of speech, however, Patrick O’Reagan questions if our defence of those offended by others’ views is setting a dangerous precedent.

Why this is now Trump’s election to win… or lose

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has shaken the world to its core. Ultimately, this crisis will force countries to re-evaluate health, social and economic policy. Some countries, however, are closer to facing this reckoning than others. America is the country, at least among the G7, furthest

Future predictions from our current political climate

The UK’s politics has never fluctuated more frequently than these last few years. David Evans tries to make sense of it all to give you an idea of what could happen in the not-to-distant future. Unless something changes, in which case this article is complete nonsense…

Marvin Rees’ State of the City Address

In the Wills’ Memorial building on Wednesday 16th October, Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees gave his seventh annual State of the City address. Rees celebrated the achievements of his term so far, while also outlining his plan for Bristol’s future as a ‘City of Hope’. Following

Tech Titans, Trump and Thucydides: A Calamitous Cocktail?

Is it true that the only thing we learn from history is that we do not learn? By comparing socio-economic and geopolitical trends from the last century to the modern day, this article sets out to question whether we are being too complacent in the face of disconcerting data.

‘What do we want? Change! When do want it? Now!’

Between 11am and 2pm on Friday, hundreds of young people gathered on College Green in the center of Bristol to form part of the global ‘Strike 4 Climate Action’ movement. The movement was founded by the Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, a fifteen year old