Category Archives: Politics

John Smith: Labour’s Past, Labour’s Future

4th January 2011 Published in GUU’s Magazine On the 4th of February we remember John Smith – former leader of the Labour Party.  In testimony to his time at the GUU, the union chamber shall welcome a host of political … Continue reading

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Any Spare Change?

10th October 2010 Published in GUU’s Magazine It was good while it lasted. We grew up in the age of Cool Britannia, effortlessly entertained by Tony Blair’s grin. The sun shone and the economy bounced along like a happy child. … Continue reading

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Megrahi, MacAskill & Morality: One Year On

19th August 2010 Within the rumbling saga of Al Megrahi’s release, it is difficult to maintain a sense of context.  The feat of the media to continually splurge sensationalist opinion on the matter has turned an important question of morality … Continue reading

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Who Cares? Politics, Students and the Election…with Charles Kennedy.

8th April 2010 Published in GUU’s Magazine I’m lost and out of place. I’m a student standing with politicians and journalists at the heart of the General Election campaign.

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