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Why I’m not watching the World Cup

If your answer to this is that football is just a game and should not be about politics, then I say that is exactly the point.

The looming threat of solipsism at Oxford: A fresher’s perspective

Will teenagers looking for who they are find anything here, after three years surrounded by tradition and rote?

Why do I trust the Prime Minister of another country more than I trust my own?

"The absence of understanding of the complexity of Anglo-Irish relations was an essential sticking point for much of the Brexit discussion and without the context, I think many British people fundamentally misunderstood the issue at hand."

Westminster on the Potomac: The Americani(z)ation of British Politics

"The growing interest in the US’s idiosyncratic take on football is not the only way in which the world’s largest economy has come to influence British culture."

‘This is how it’s always been’

Precedent is not always best – let’s hear out people’s different perspectives and ultimately if they have a convincing case things should change. 

Why I’m not watching the World Cup

If your answer to this is that football is just a game and should not be about politics, then I say that is exactly the point.

The looming threat of solipsism at Oxford: A fresher’s perspective

Will teenagers looking for who they are find anything here, after three years surrounded by tradition and rote?

Why do I trust the Prime Minister of another country more than I trust my own?

"The absence of understanding of the complexity of Anglo-Irish relations was an essential sticking point for much of the Brexit discussion and without the context, I think many British people fundamentally misunderstood the issue at hand."

Westminster on the Potomac: The Americani(z)ation of British Politics

"The growing interest in the US’s idiosyncratic take on football is not the only way in which the world’s largest economy has come to influence British culture."

‘This is how it’s always been’

Precedent is not always best – let’s hear out people’s different perspectives and ultimately if they have a convincing case things should change. 

Week 5 editorial

Pieter Garicano, Cherwell Editor-in-Chief: A feature of student journalism is the lack of distance between the journalist and their subject. The media in London get...

The time for rhetoric is over: We need safe and legal routes now

Politicians continue to play into the narrative that they are the ones in the wrong, mislabelling asylum-seekers as ‘illegal’.

Hedgerows or hedge funds? Hitchens and Hannan at the Sheldonian

Hannan tempered Hitchens' despair with a call to hope. For him, Brexit really could represent a new dawn for Britain.

Pierre Poilievre: Canada’s next Prime Minister?

His very rise to power was predicated on the anti-vax “Freedom convoy”, but he also has made frequent attacks against the World Economic Forum and their COVID-19 recover plan, dubbed the “Great Reset”, a favourite target of antisemitic conspiracy theorists in Canada

Week 3 editorial

Pieter Garicano, Cherwell Editor-in-Chief: Our front page this week deals with the mismarking of finals and their consequences. One student had a 64 marked as...

Hybrid homes – fitting and not

"Oxford terms are frequently described as fever dreams, digestible only through Instagram photo dumps and Facetime debriefs."

We should back Ukraine’s demand for a Nuremburg-style tribunal

Britain, along with the collective West, has a moral duty to support Ukrainian President Zelensky's request for a special tribunal.

Why austerity isn’t the answer

Hunt can take the opportunity of Halloween to bury the zombie economics of austerity by choosing to tax the rich and set out a plan for the green future of our economy.

The centre cannot hold – What is the Republican Party?

And it looks as though there will be a next time. I think Trump will run, and if/when he does, he will almost certainly be the Republican nominee; frankly he will be quasi-coronated.

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