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The Complete University Study Guide – a book by S. L. Dobson

Below is a description of Sara’s new book,‘The Complete University Study Guide: Starting | Mastering | Furthering YOUR DEGREE’, which you can buy here. We...
police-crime

Failures of Criminal Justice System Laid Bare (Again)

Two occurrences last week brought light to the (already visible) futility of the country’s approach to the punishment (or not) of those who break...
child-abuse

The Prevalence Of Child Sexual Exploitation Is Indicative Of Complex Structural Inequalities

Child sexual exploitation is prevalent within the UK. It is an issue which has seen a number of large scale investigations over the years,...
jeremy-corbyn

Corbyn’s Trumpian Media Speech: Economic Ineptitude with Totalitarian Implications

In the UK, press freedom is a fiercely contested issue. Scandals and slander are perceived to have engulfed the nation’s media for years. Of...
Plato-democracy

Democracy is Broken. What Now?

For thousands of years now, perched smugly atop the agenda of political philosophers and thinkers of society and governance, as the crown jewel of...
conservative

Continuity and Change: The Conservative Party since 1945 (excerpt)

: The following is an excerpt from a book (Continuity and Change: The Conservative Party since 1945) written by the editor of The Mallard,...
threads

How Generation War Intelligently Warns us About Fascism

There are a lot of war films, aren’t there? We’ve seen Sean Connery fighting on the streets of Arnhem, Steve McQueen leaping over barbed wire...
gaming

Gaming is a mental illness? Get a grip.

The world health organisation recently had a revelation, in all their infinite wisdom: apparently, an addiction to gaming is a mental disorder, up there...
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The Wisdom of Crowds: Trump Protestors Must Be Right, Surely?

Thousands of Trump protesters have taken to the streets of London sending a clear message this weekend that the US President is not welcome...
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The Great Brexit Betrayal

This week, two prominent Brexiteers (as they’re so fondly known) have dramatically and triumphantly resigned from their positions in government in response to the...