Views on the Left2018-12-21T20:01:48+00:00

No Matter Who Governs Britain After A No-Deal Brexit, Everyone Loses

The following is an excerpt of an article by Billy Thompson. This features in our fifth print issue, available now. Find out how to get your own copy of the issue here. ~ ~ ~ Well, here we are then. The government has [...]

By |September 18th, 2019|Categories: Views on the Left|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How to Try and Stop Brexit: A Short Guide by a Concerned Student

The following is an excerpt of our fifth issue’s cover article by Tobais Soar for the Views on the Left section. The issue will be available from the 15th September. Find out how to get your own copy of the [...]

By |September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Views on the Left|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Why Suspension of Parliament Points to a General Election in October

So there we have it. Barring a successful legal challenge, Parliament will be suspended for roughly five weeks between September 9th and October 14th.Boris Johnson claims this is necessary for a Queen’s speech to be held and domestic legislation to [...]

By |August 28th, 2019|Categories: Views on the Left|Tags: , , |1 Comment

The Problem with Postgraduate Education

The following is an excerpt of an article by Billy Thompson for our Views on the Left section. This features in our fourth print issue, available NOW. Find out how to get your own copy of the issue here. ~ ~ [...]

By |August 1st, 2019|Categories: Views on the Left|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Mass Movements Are Imperative to Climate Action

This week Europe has been gripped by a scorching heatwave, and while sections of the media, including the BBC, have been romanticising this as a delightful summer frolic others of us are aware of the threat it represents. This is [...]

Cummings’ Appointment Means Johnson’s Government is not One Nation Conservative but Tory Maoist

Focusing on the appointments of Priti Patel and Dominic Raab, many have described the new Conservative government as the most right-wing in history. My view is that the most telling sign of this government’s agenda is the appointment of Dominic [...]

By |July 25th, 2019|Categories: Views on the Left|Tags: , , |0 Comments

I Went to Oxford, and the Admissions Reforms Are Necessary

When I interviewed at Oxford, I was astonished by the confidence of the mediocre public schoolers who filled the college common room. To this day, one of my most cherished memories is being approached by a Harrovian (whose flawless RP [...]

By |July 21st, 2019|Categories: Views on the Left|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Local Elections Post-Mortem: Remainer’s Revenge?

The dust has settled from this year’s local elections. With over 8,000 council seats up for grabs in England, opposition parties were hoping to give Theresa May’s government a bloody nose prior to European elections later this month. In that [...]

By |May 4th, 2019|Categories: Views on the Left|Tags: , |0 Comments

How Proportional Representation Would Put Trust Back In Politics | Excerpt from the Magazine

Alex Nettle writes on the need for a proportional representation electoral system in Britain.

By |March 14th, 2019|Categories: Views on the Left|Tags: |0 Comments

The Housing Crisis is a Crisis of Capitalism Itself | Excerpt from the Magazine

Billy Thompson writes on the current housing crisis and on how this is a crisis of capitalism itself.

By |March 6th, 2019|Categories: Views on the Left|Tags: , |0 Comments

Why a People’s Vote is the Only Way to Resolve the Brexit Crisis | An Excerpt from the Brexit Special Issue

Alex Nettle argues that we should have a second referendum.

By |February 1st, 2019|Categories: Views on the Left|Tags: , |0 Comments

Ending Drug Criminalisation is Morally Imperative | VotL | Excerpt From the Magazine

Peter argues that drug criminalisation is a failed 20th-century project and must be ended.

By |January 12th, 2019|Categories: Views on the Left|Tags: , |0 Comments