• UK’s Extreme Inequality

    The UK’s six richest people control as much wealth as the poorest 13 million, according to recent research by The Equality Trust. Within the last decade, the number of billionaires in the UK has almost doubled and the wealth of the UK’s billionaires has also more than doubled. Notably,...
  • Decade of Exceptional Global Heat

    Scientists have confirmed that the 2010-2019 period has seen the highest average temperatures in history, making it the warmest decade on record. Such “exceptional” global heat around the world has been driven by greenhouse gas emissions, the WMO (World Meteorological Organisation) has stated. Scientists have described how greenhouse gas...
  • 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...
  • Question Time Leaders Special: An Overview

    Last night Sheffield played host to the BBC’s Question Time leaders special. The two-hour show included questions from a hostile audience directed at the Labour, Conservative, Lib Dem and SNP leaders. Under the spotlight, all four were pressed on a range of issues. But how did each politician perform under...
  • Populism and the Assault on Law

    The University of Nottingham’s Human Rights Law Centre invited Baroness Helena Kennedy QC to give it’s 2019 annual lecture. In light of the current political atmosphere, the chosen topic of  discussion was, ‘Populism and the Assault on Law’.  Baroness Helena Kennedy’s resume is a force to be reckoned with....
  • The Day Boris Johnson Listened

    Yesterday, protesters gathered en masse to attend the people’s vote march in London. Such an occasion was to call for a final say on a “new deal” for Brexit. The march has been hailed as one of the largest demonstrations in history with an estimated one million to have...
  • Extraordinary Union Council Meeting

    On the evening of Thursday 10th October, The University of Nottingham hosted the first ever Extraordinary Union Council Meeting to cement the Union’s position as clearly holding pro-choice values. Such a meeting occurs only when prevalent discussions of topic come to the surface. This Union Council meeting included the...