• UoN Student-Staff Solidarity Occupation

    A collective of students gathered in the Trent building foyer occupying both the space outside the Vice Chancellor’s office and the presiding hallways. This non-violent action comes ahead of a number of concerns about higher education institutions. The group have set out a list of commands specifically to the...
  • UK Inequality Among Worst of Developed Countries

    On Wednesday 27th November, new research from Think Tank IPPR North found that the UK is ‘consistently more divided than any comparable country’ when it comes to mortality, productivity, income, unemployment, and politics. The researchers found that mortality rates, the number of people that die comparable to the size of...
  • The State of Politics Today with Annunziata Rees-Mogg

    Back for the second time this term, Annunziata Rees-Mogg came to the University of Nottingham to give her view and answer questions on the state of politics today. Opening her speech, Rees-Mogg chose one word to sum up the current political climate… Change. That society and people’s political opinions...
  • Nottinghamshire Police Accused of Victim Blaming

    The Nottinghamshire police force have been criticised for victim blaming due to a Facebook post warning women they risk attacks if walking unaccompanied.  The Facebook post suggests that women should not walk alone at night as they are more likely to be assaulted or physically attacked. The post states...
  • Corbyn’s NHS Dossier

    On Wednesday 27th October, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn brandished a 451-page dossier at a press conference, which he declared as proof for the Conservatives ‘breaking open our NHS for US corporations’ in US-UK trade talks back in 2017 and 2018. Such a dossier is an advance from earlier in...
  • Death by Overtime, Japan’s Work Culture Crisis

    In 1996 a 29-year-old Japanese male was reported dead as a result of a stroke, in the shipping department of Japan’s largest newspaper company. Cause of death? Karoshi. Translated as literally “overwork death”, this gentleman’s demise sadly was, and is still is not, uncommon for workers amongst his age...
  • Anti-LGBT School Protests Banned

    On Tuesday the High Court in Birmingham ruled a ban on the anti-LGBT lesson protests occurring outside of Anderton Park Primary School. Since May, protestors have been chanting outside of the school gates causing disruption to the students and staff. Headteacher Sarah Hewitt-Clarkson described the demonstrations as “toxic and...