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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Scottish Independence

Earlier this year the political map of Scotland was flooded yellow as the SNP swept to power with a landslide victory of the type...

Corbyn’s success should not be celebrated as a victory

Not for the first time in our new political era, the polls got it wrong. Every polling company worth its salt was predicting a...

The Irrelevance of Culture

On any given day, a quick perusal of a newspaper like the Daily Mail or the Daily Express will offer a fairly high chance...

Governing Best

Allen Farrington looks at how US politics is striving for a more perfect union.

Beyond redemption

Siobhan Ordonez decries the Syrian regime for its blatant abuses of Syria's civilian population and views a diplomatic compromise with skepticism

Trendspotting

Rebecca Thomas comments on the St Andrews 'brand culture', expensive and impractical as it may be

Naming Your Child like an Idiot

Shakespeare famously wrote: “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet.” Sorry Bill, but...

Elite versus common

It really bugs me when British people use the expression that people are ‘common.’ ‘That’s so common.’ ‘They’re commoners.’ They’ve explained it as no...

Intergalactic wonderings and wanderings

By now, most of us have probably heard about NASA’s discovery of what they’re calling a “sister solar system.” Around 39 light-years away from Earth, a star called...

Jack Bunburry elaborates on the virtues of vice

I love smoking. It is, in one over-taxed stick of death, a perfect metaphor for exactly how shit everything worth enjoying is. I do...