Campaigning

Why Decent Housing is a Women’s Issue

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the current student housing market is booming from the exploitation of students. By any standard of measurement extortionate rents on top of hidden costs such as letting agent’s fees and summer payments leave are ripping us off.  Cuts by the Westminster Tories along Read more…

By Josh, ago
Trade Unions

Why Unions Matter

Collectivism and solidarity are integral to our movement…   Every voice can be strong when heard collectively. The principle of collectivism is what started the Trade Union movement and was a founding principle of the Labour Party. As students we have an obligation to work together, and stand up in the Read more…

By Josh, ago
Liberation

Islamophobia Awareness Month

Islamophobia Awareness Month As the 30th anniversary of Black History Month comes to an end, Islamophobia Awareness month begins. It’s a month that should remind us of the continuous struggles Muslims go through on a daily basis. As a black muslim both months are significant to me, they remind me Read more…

By Josh, ago
Campaigning

Why Britain needs a REAL Living Wage

It is time for this country to introduce a genuine national living wage. It would raise living standards, clamp down on exploitative employers, write into the law the basic principle that work should pay, and potentially boost Britain’s productivity. One of the great landmark achievements of the last Labour government Read more…

By Josh, ago
Liberation

The Road to Trans Liberation

Let’s start with the basics, Labour Students must do more to welcome and empower our trans members. And how do we do that? We start by asking all of our trans members what they want Labour Students to do, from trans representation in our national structures to the campaigns that Read more…

By Josh, ago
Liberation

Lily’s Legacy

Lily’s Legacy – the importance of trans people in our movement CW: Transphobia “I just don’t believe trans people are a real thing. We should make them start hunting and foraging for their own food and see whether they still care about what gender they are then”. I sat in Read more…

By Josh, ago