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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Iran and the Space Monkey

Late last month, Iran announced that their space program successfully sent a monkey into space. Riding the rocket called “Pishgam,” the monkey was sent...

The White House defends policy on drones

This past week the United States Department of Justice released a sixteen-page memo defending the Obama Administration’s targeting of Al Qaeda operatives through drone...

Housing benefit reform under the spotlight

The Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government has announced that it intends to change the eligibility criteria for housing benefit, a means-tested aid for those living...

Honouring the legacy of Nelson Mandela

Cyprien Pearson reflects on Nelson Mandela's life and legacy

Human rights called into question as UK arms Sri Lanka

In mid-February it was recently confirmed that over £2 million worth of arms - from ammunition and pistols to shotguns and assault rifles -...

Election Night at the US Embassy

Election Night has long been one of my favourite nights of the year but this is the first time I've experienced an election from...

Kate Kennedy Speaks

The Kate Kennedy Procession marched through town last Saturday; complete with men dressed in drag and ponies on parade. This procession is the crown...

The @KateKennedyClub, who caused a storm on Twitter with their parody...

A Humble Suggestion For preventing the proletarian students of St. Andrews from being a burden on their peers or the university, and for making them...

Russia’s new anti-gay laws stir sharp opinions

In the wake of the Pussy Riot scandal last year, this summer has been marked by growing fears that gay people are increasingly less...

Republican or Democrat: does it matter for US foreign policy?

First there was the US Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida where Clint Eastwood’s now infamous stint of speaking to an empty chair with...