George Haimes responds to the reactions of the attempted assassination of Sergei Skripal, former double agent for the UK’s Secret Intelligence Service, and his daughter Yulia Skripal, and explores possible motives behind the attack. Following the annexation of Crimea in 2014, James Rogers and Andra-Lucia Martinescu identified both ‘area denial’ and ‘modulated warfare’ as the […]
For the past nine days, university lecturers across the country have walked out on strike as part of a 14-day stint of industrial action in protest against drastic changes to their pensions put forward by Universities UK. Here, Orlagh Fallon tells us why she is supporting our lecturers, and why we should be too.
Clemmie Melvin talks to the actor-writer Naomi Sheldon about her play Good Girl, feminism and nudes. CM: Hi Naomi! Thank you so much for taking the time to answer some questions for Exetera Magazine. Could you tell me a bit about your play Good Girl? NS: Hello! My absolute pleasure. Good Girl is a dark comic […]
by Tom Walpole
John F Kennedy once stood tall in Berlin and declared that “democracy is not perfect, but we have never had to put a wall up to keep our people in”. In creating laws that infringe upon the freedoms of individuals and build suspicion between communities, are we creating that wall?
Exeter Socialist Students is not affiliated with any political party so, unlike other political societies on campus, we are not obliged to “toe the party line” when discussing the General Election taking place on Thursday. This allows us a degree of extra freedom since we are never put in the position in which we are forced to unwillingly support policies that […]
People more than ever feel disconnected from Westminster politics and the three main parties. As a young person I got involved with UKIP because I wanted a new form of politics in which politicians listen to all rather than the few and don’t make false promises. If you want people who will stand up for you on a local […]