The opinionated part of Forge Press.
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
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.
April 29, 2016
Have your say in the local Council elections
You’re not always going to agree with them, but admire them for their grit. And even if it’s a scribbled ballot, and you can’t muster the energy even to cross a box for the best option for you, vote on 5 May
March 16, 2016
Elections Don’t Have to Be This Tough
On Thursday night, I was elected to be the new Welfare Officer of Sheffield Students’…
January 31, 2016
Trident: it’s a status thing.
The UK Trident programme consists of development, procurement and operation of nuclear weapons, and the…
January 26, 2016
The exam period is chipping away at my soul
I’ve stopped studying for exams in the Information Commons. It was too hot, grey, and…