Politics beyond Westminster

Author Ariane Bogain

Strike action is an anti-racist issue – by Sharmin Islam

In 1978, the famous Black radical and cultural theorist Stuart Hall stated, “race is the modality through which class is lived”. What Stuart Hall meant by this, is that race and class are mutually constituted rather than ‘intersections’; race is… Continue Reading →

Northumbria and Newcastle Universities Conservative Societies Primrose Dinner with Michael Gove – by Joshua Clark

On the 3rd of February 2022, Newcastle and Northumbria University Conservative Societies hosted the Primrose dinner together with guests Rt. Hon Michael Gove MP and the Rt. Hon Sir John Hayes CBE MP.  The dinner was held at the Northern… Continue Reading →

The sportwashing precipice – by Jack Roberts

Aside from my family and friends, sport is my one true love. You probably gathered that given my last piece on this blog discussed the politics of cricket, one of England’s most traditional pastimes. So, when news broke of an… Continue Reading →

Student podcast

We are thrilled to announce that all episodes of the PolSoc Podcast will now be available on this blog. Check the menu and you will see it there, all bright and shiny 🙂

Theatre Ghosts by Kieron Peacock

For another way of looking at Newcastle 🙂 Newcastle Upon Tyne, or better known as ‘The Toon’, is world famous for its many bridges that span across the River Tyne connecting Newcastle to Gateshead, as well as its fascinating history… Continue Reading →

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