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Meat and Potato: Why You Should Want Other People to Eat Less Meat.

"It makes sense for even the most ardent of meat-eaters to want meat for themselves, but veg for everyone else. So, how can we encourage other people to eat less meat?"

ChaptGPT: The future of journalism?

Impersonation in the extreme?  Perhaps, but the ability of the model to learn and adapt its styles is remarkable.

West-Eastern Storyman: Lord Patten on China and Diplomacy

"Both historical vignettes speak to the complexity of international relations and its continuity between past and present, between West and East. And as the last colonial governor of Hong Kong, Lord Patten’s life serves to bridge these eras and civilisations."

Benedict XVI’s legacy – a misunderstood pope?

Benedict XVI, certainly, did not possess the charisma or the pastoral attention of his successor, yet he laid the strong foundations for Francis’ pontificate.

Driven: how Oxford’s BNOC culture is symptomatic of today’s political ills

What is a glaring error in our politics is the desire to get to the top of the pile not because of what you believe in, but because you want the title out of vanity.

Meat and Potato: Why You Should Want Other People to Eat Less Meat.

"It makes sense for even the most ardent of meat-eaters to want meat for themselves, but veg for everyone else. So, how can we encourage other people to eat less meat?"

ChaptGPT: The future of journalism?

Impersonation in the extreme?  Perhaps, but the ability of the model to learn and adapt its styles is remarkable.

West-Eastern Storyman: Lord Patten on China and Diplomacy

"Both historical vignettes speak to the complexity of international relations and its continuity between past and present, between West and East. And as the last colonial governor of Hong Kong, Lord Patten’s life serves to bridge these eras and civilisations."

Benedict XVI’s legacy – a misunderstood pope?

Benedict XVI, certainly, did not possess the charisma or the pastoral attention of his successor, yet he laid the strong foundations for Francis’ pontificate.

Driven: how Oxford’s BNOC culture is symptomatic of today’s political ills

What is a glaring error in our politics is the desire to get to the top of the pile not because of what you believe in, but because you want the title out of vanity.

Greatly Exaggerated Rumors: A Response to Samuel Moore

Moore has, with all due respect, failed to grasp some facts about American Constitutional law.

Spare – Is Harry’s book another step in the road to a United Republic?

"It is possible, therefore, to feel intensely sorry for Harry, treated as he has been, without forgiving him for this very public falling out with the nation."

NHS in crisis – Oxford braced for student return

The only thing that makes our health system stand out at the moment is that it is in a worst state than any other in the developed world.  

2022 – A Year in Review

"Here is our selection of 2022’s drama, disaster, and craziness and what I, the Cherwell team, and the University community had to say about them."

Ghosts of Christmas Past: strikes and parliamentary self-fictionalisation. 

Moving away from the twentieth century seems unappealing to some members of the Tory party

The House of Lords – Necessary reform?

A more pragmatic approach would be to enact targeted reform.

Voter Identification: A dangerous pathway to unnecessary discrimination

"The biggest problem with ID requirements is that they are inherently discriminatory."

The Silenced Majority: The Forty-Year-Old Conspiracy to Abolish American Democracy

"While QAnon-spouting Trumpers certainly are frightening, these black-robed theocrats send a shiver down my spine unlike any other."

Oxford makes progress after centuries of social engineering in admissions

"That students from Harrow no longer enjoy the 45.2% Oxbridge acceptance rate they did five years ago is not a crime."

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