Opinion

The Truth about the #MuslimBan

The Truth about the #MuslimBan

Global News, News, Opinion January 31, 2017 at 5:15 pm Comments

In an article I published earlier on today, I reported that a protest was held in Aberystwyth against #MuslimBan, a trending topic regarding an executive order passed by President Donald Trump, which legislates to prevent accessRead More

Response from the Right: Yes, Socialists Do Need to Wake Up

Response from the Right: Yes, Socialists Do Need to Wake Up

Opinion January 16, 2017 at 10:42 pm Comments

TRIGGER warning and all that.
If you’re reading this article, you have probably read an opinion piece by Alex Hubbard, published a couple of days ago on this site. If not, do. Done? Good.
Mr Hubbard, unlike many ofRead More

2016 is a Wake-Up Call for the Smarmy Student Socialist

2016 is a Wake-Up Call for the Smarmy Student Socialist

Opinion January 14, 2017 at 2:59 pm Comments

Welfare-loving, NHS-supporting, European-project-believing lefties like myself would not have been foolish to have started the previous year with a quiet optimism. Yes, we’d just been resigned to another five years of Conservative government with a referendumRead More

Interview with an Anti-Abortionist

Interview with an Anti-Abortionist

Opinion December 14, 2016 at 11:15 am Comments

THE ARGUMENT about abortion rights was thrust into the national spotlight last week, after students at the University of Strathclyde were banned from forming an official Pro-Life society by the university’s student association (USSA).
Labelling the group –Read More

Zac Goldsmith Defeat Must Be a Wake-Up Call on Brexit

Zac Goldsmith Defeat Must Be a Wake-Up Call on Brexit

National News, Opinion December 2, 2016 at 7:33 am Comments

ZAC GOLDSMITH has lost his seat as an MP, conceding his constituency of Richmond Park to the Liberal Democrats. Goldsmith, who sparked a by-election by resigning from the Conservative party over their decision to expand HeathrowRead More

The Labour Party has taken the risk you want it to, now stop shouting and start voting

The Labour Party has taken the risk you want it to, now stop shouting and start voting

Opinion October 3, 2016 at 11:19 pm Comments

The Labour Party has gone through the most tumultuous period in its history over the past sixteen months. Its leader, Jeremy Corbyn, hero of the grassroots and king of community cafes, is the most divisive figureRead More

Opinion: A Call to End Online Shaming

Opinion: A Call to End Online Shaming

Editors' Pick, Opinion August 19, 2016 at 8:00 pm Comments

THE INTERNET IS the most powerful communication tool ever invented. With a single button press, we can share our thoughts with thousands, sometimes millions of other people.
In the immortal words of Uncle Ben, “With great powerRead More

Responding to Tragedy

Responding to Tragedy

Editors' Pick, Opinion July 30, 2016 at 10:00 pm Comments

WHENEVER A TERRORIST attack occurs, across social media I’ve largely only seen friends mourning the dead, or decrying the lack of media coverage; or even claiming that the absence of public mourning for some victims isRead More

Aberystwyth Mourns With the World Following Pulse Massacre

Aberystwyth Mourns With the World Following Pulse Massacre

This article multiple contains multiple references to mass shooting, LGBT discrimination and Isalmophobia. Reader discretion is advised.

Even the cops present to protect us had rainbow epaulettes (sp?) in a nice, unobtrusive show of solidarity.
A photo postedRead More

What are the Panama Papers and why do they matter?

What are the Panama Papers and why do they matter?

News, Opinion May 17, 2016 at 4:00 pm Comments

ON THE 10th May 2016, the The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (the ICIJ) released a searchable database of those individuals and companies whose details were leaked as a part of the Panama Papers.

The Panama Papers have been inRead More