The opinionated part of Forge Press.
February 23, 2017
Make Student Politics Great Again
Student politics sounds like a great idea. Who wouldn’t want the students of the university…
February 15, 2017
La La Land is theatre, not film
Hugh rails against the dying of the (foot)light in modern cinema
February 14, 2017
Cannabis SHOULD be illegal
“El Guapo” on the herbal addiction that destroys lives.
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.
August 2, 2016
On Internet Trolls
Don’t. Feed. The. Trolls