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OPINION

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Goodbye, 2016!

I am still not quite sure what to make of 2016. It really feels like a bad hangover, or like the time I get hit by a car. The two biggest stories this year were Brexit and Trump – two things I never thought would actually happen. I want Brexit to happen because I think … Continue reading

The rise of the cynic

I have been political since I was about 13 years old. My politics tend to be on the centre-right of the political spectrum, which of course makes me a Bible-thumping, gun-toting, narrow-minded racist who is afraid of change and anything different. Worse, I am white and male! AKA: the oppressor; responsible for every evil and … Continue reading

Brussels: and yet again

Another day, another terror attack. This time at the heart of Europe: Brussels. While such acts are always shocking, the story is becoming more and more familiar. How much longer will we allow these things to continue? Can we really do much? How much longer will we refuse to make the tough choices? If history is any indicator, then the choices we could be making today will look so simple and easy compared to the road ahead. Continue reading

OPINION: Should I stay or should I go? The UK in the EU

With a referendum likely this year, the people of the UK are considering whether or not they should stay in the European Union. Prime Minister David Cameron has proposed reforms to improve Britain’s position in the EU, yet is this enough to get voters to stay? This article considers the problems involved in this historical issue. Continue reading