April 26, 2017
Shakira Martin new NUS President
The 28-year-old beat controversial current President Malia Bouattia, who became the union’s first female Muslim president last year.
Comment Forge editor, also a functional person (nearly).
December 31, 2016
Our Coming of Age- A Reflection on 2016
A reflection of 2016 and the coming of age of the 21st century
November 20, 2016
The Real “Enemy Within” Prevails
The Battle of Orgreave and events similar to it during the strike left a damaged relationship between mining communities and police, with many feeling a bitter hatred and general mistrust to those who were meant to be administering justice and protecting communities.
November 10, 2016
Unpleasant Truths From the US Election
The truth is, you scare me. The people that go out and vote at the polls without educating themselves, the people that vote out of racism and xenophobia and other bigotry, and the people that despite all this desperately believe in liberal democracy as a system of government.
October 30, 2016
Clegg Fails to Impress
I left Nick Clegg’s question and answer feeling angry, despairing and disappointed.
September 17, 2016
Get the University of Sheffield out of the Fossil Fuel industry
Climate change is one of the most cruel, violent and fatal manifestations of colonialism, which historically meant political and economic gain for the Global North at the expense of the lives, livelihoods, cultures and freedom of the people of the Global South
September 16, 2016
Education is the political football of the privately educated
While parties and politicians attempt to communicate and promote their image through their sweeping educational reforms those affected by them suffer. The sheer numbers that come through on a nearly annual basis leaves students and teachers facing uncertainty after every year of study.
July 6, 2016
The EU Referendum has taught us Liberal Democracy is a busted flush
Don’t hate the player, hate the game.
April 30, 2016
The Panama Papers- tax evasion or bust
We are not being led by benevolent leaders, but just a slim portion of the wealthy elite out there, who are all in agreement that they shouldn’t pay tax.