• The Irish abortion referendum: dividing a nation

    The results of the Irish abortion referendum on May 25th revealed that the Yes campaign, in favour of legalising abortion, had won by an unprecedented majority, securing 66.4% of the vote, with a turnout of 64.1% of the electorate. Under current law, abortion in Ireland is illegal in almost...
  • In Defence of Tomi Lahren

    If you have some conservative friends or family members on Facebook, then it is more than likely you’ve ran into a video of Tomi Lahren at some point. The 24-year old political commentator and TV show host on The Blaze, hailing from Texas, has garnered quite a bit of attention...
  • It isn’t the SU’s place to hold moralising referendums

    Direct Democracy is often held up as the pinnacle of representative decision-making. If we live in a society where everybody’s voice counts, then we’re meant to have it truly made. The University of Nottingham’s Student Union (UoN SU) seems to have taken this on board, holding referendums on issues...