Equal pay day: The real cost of motherhood

Paulina Jakubec

It’s equal pay day – from today, women will effectively ‘work for free’ from today until the New Year – 57 days in total and three days longer than in 2013. Statistically more women than men now attend university in the UK, and almost half of the entire workforce is female. Yet, 44 years after…

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Britain shouldn’t turn its back on Mare Nostrum

Ciara Dunne

The government recently declared that the UK will no longer take part in rescue missions to save those who have taken a perilous journey in the hopes of seeking asylum overseas. These rescue missions, known as Mare Nostrum, have saved a great many lives. Yet, now that the scheme’s initial term is coming to an…