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The world is ending.

What are we going to do about it?

Sophie Dowdy

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THE LION AND THE UNICORN

The Symbiotic Forces of Scottish and English Nationalism

English nationalists are backward-looking and Scottish nationalists are cuddly? Not exactly.

by Max Hunter

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BEHIND THE CLOTH CURTAIN

Why the West's Treachery in Afghanistan is Unforgiveable

For twenty years we placed the sacrifice and bravery of Afghans on a pedestal; this year the West turned its back on all that good, for good. 

by Tom Gardner

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CRYPTIC CRYPTO

Is the Value Worth the Hype?

Are these cryptoassets worth the price, or is it all a load of hot air? 

by John Taylor

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THE GMO STRANGLEHOLD

How Big Agritech is Crushing Competition

GMOs aren't the problem; GMO patents are killing competition in America.

by Sebastian Godoy

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SPIN DOCTORS

Health Agencies and Information Overload

Chaotic Messaging is just as deadly as a virus.

by Sebastian Godoy

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THE BODY
HAUNTS ITSELF

Anarcho-Abolitionist Reflections on the Undead

Zombies seem to reveal deeper fears about ourselves—our inability to get along with each other, our darkest desires, what we might devolve to if given the chance. But is this what apocalypse really looks like?

by Sophie Dowdy

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TOP TIPS FOR MORE TOP TIPS

My Guide to Hospitality

Why should only chefs be our city’s hidden rockstars? What about the kind waitress that actually has to put up with all of your crap. She has to stay till midnight too.

by Ella Radley

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HOSTILE ENVIRONMENTS

Refugee Rights Shouldn't Be Negotiable

We often fault politicians for being inconsistent, but when it comes to seeking asylum, successive governments have been nothing but consistent in pursuing an anti-refugee immigration policy.

by Sarah Davidson

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"Vast quantities of personal protective equipment have been an unsustainable saving grace, but does a more hygiene-conscious world have to mean a less eco-conscious world?"
Reflections on a hilly, chilly film shoot in the foothills of Edinburgh
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(a student mashup of music and academics)

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