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The Weekly Roundup – 3rd June 2018

UK: Wales announced this week that it is extending its smoking ban, making it illegal to smoke in outdoor school spaces, playgrounds and hospital grounds. The purpose of...
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Liberal Sensitivities and the Myth of Body Positivity

Body positivity is, and let’s get this out of the way right now, hard to have a discussion about. It is hard because it...
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The Weekly Roundup – 27th May 2018

UK: This week, Jake Scott, editor of The Mallard, wrote on the effect on the UK of the sugar tax. You can read this here. US: On...
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The Weekly Roundup – 6th May 2018

UK: Sajid Javid was appointed the new Home Secretary after Amber Rudd resigned on Sunday following her mismanagement of the Windrush Generation Scandal. Shortly after this,...
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Why Should I Aspire to be a Migrant?

Migrants welcome. But don’t criticize underprivileged countries. It’s interesting that the people who disapprove of third world criticism are the same ones burning their own...
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The Weekly Roundup – 29th April 2018

UK: On Monday, Downing Street insisted that the UK 'will not be staying in the customs union or joining a customs union' after Brexit, despite...
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The Weekly Roundup – 22nd April 2018

UK: A government document has shown that mass migration over the last 25 years has 'led to a 21 per cent increase in house prices.’ Following...
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The Weekly Roundup – 15th April 2018

UK: Home Secretary Amber Rudd highlighted the link between drug usage (particularly by young people) and rising violent crime on Monday, particularly bringing light to...
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The Facebook Data Scandal is Just the Tip of a Far More Terrible Iceberg

Recently, the Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared in front of a US lawmakers, and insisted that users have enough control over their data. What...
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The Weekly Roundup – 8th April 2018

UK: The furore over the Salisbury poisoning continued, as Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson clashed over the origins of the attack. Meanwhile Yulia Skripal's cousin, Viktoria, was...