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Removal of Maintenance Grants – Turning Education into a Privilege for the Elite

By Charlotte Cripps It could be said that an education is one of the most valuable things to have in life - in the words of...

Muslims “Quietly Condone Terrorism” – a Desperate Lie

While Muslims around the world fasted during the holy month of Ramaḍān, both terrorists and politicians alike continued in their respective destructive crusades which...

Manchester Srebrenica Memorial Week

By Sairah Yassir Around two months ago, volunteers Aisha Mirza, Amna Abdul, Ali Raza Ilyas, Katie Rose Elizabeth Parker, Jamila Kossar, Farah Anwar-Bawany, Yusuf Tai, Noordad Aziz,...

Humanity Has a Problem

Ghazal Choudhary discusses the current refugee crisis, the misconceptions surrounding it and how we need to see the refugees as people. N­­obody has managed to avoid hearing...

#FreeMunir: A Campaign for Justice

Louisa Butt attended a ‘Free Munir Farooqi’ event last month to explore how the campaign to release a man convicted of terror offences has gained...

Corbyn’s Victory: Misplaced Optimism and Amnesia?

By Tanzil Chowdhury Though having never voted for the Labour Party (and I can’t imagine I ever will) Corbyn’s resounding victory is a welcome episode for...

Labour is Tearing Itself Apart and That Might Be A Good Thing

By Mike Knight The Labour leadership contest didn’t take long to descend into childish farce, I would say high farce but the players involved just aren’t...

Is There Any Hope for Workers at Manchester University?

By Charlotte Cripps On Tuesday 11th August, Manchester University announced that hundreds of potential compulsory redundancies could be handed out as part of their new £2million...

“Northern Powerhouse” is Little More than a Big Society Rehash

Following the project launching and making it to the Queen’s Speech last month, Mike Knight highlights why devolution is such a neccessity in the North,...

Modern Day Slavery and the New Bill

Greater Manchester's Police and Crime Commissioner has welcomed the Modern Day Slavery Bill, which has been announced in the Queen's Speech.  Ghazal Chaudhry discusses the...
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Creature: A Disturbingly Beautiful Film

The creators London-born Akram Khan is of Bangledeshi heritage, and a choreographer known for injecting his South Asian roots and contemporary dance into his work....