By Aditi Udayabhaskar Christmas is a time for family, friends and lots of love. We often take our cushy, warm homes for granted during the festive season, but seldom do we spare a moment to consider those less fortunate than us – why would we, anyway? After all, the media is so very selective in […]

Defeating Daesh: The Fall of Ramadi

Now that Iraqi government forces have finally taken control of the Iraqi city of Ramadi, Brian O’ Connor gives his take on what challenges lie ahead in the fight against Daesh. For almost two years, the entire world has watched as Daesh (also known as ISIS) have gained control of more and more territory, which […]

The Rise of Corbyn

As Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn settles into his role as newly elected leader of the Labour Party, Brian O’ Connor gives his take on this rise to power. May 2015 is a month in British Political history that will not be looked upon with much grace by supporters of the UK Labour Party. On May […]

Peter Robinson’s Resignation: Are the Troubles truly over?

Dylan O’Connell investigates an issue we all thought had been left behind… On the 28th of May 1974, following five months of the proposed Sunningdale Experiment, Northern Ireland’s first Minister Brian Faulkner resigned his seat; collapsing the power sharing government and condemning Northern Ireland to twenty four years of direct rule from Westminster. Fast forward […]

Syrians Are People Too

As the footsteps of displaced asylum seekers continue to fall, Hassan Baker discusses the spreading of hate and latent racism that surrounds finding a solution to the ongoing refugee crisis. The current Syrian refugee crisis is clear evidence that the Middle East needs to change. The entire region seems to present threat to the outside, […]