Mad, or just a Mad Man?

Mad, or just a Mad Man?

Ben Hack (Publications Editor, Ex-Committee Member, Balliol College) is an undergraduate in his first year of reading Computer Science and Philosophy.

How our United Kingdom acts on the world stage is a subject of much interest not only to the subjects of our country, but to those many foriegn citizens whom are affected by the momentous ripples of the sixth largest economy in the world. As such, to understate the importance of the United Kingdom’s actions on the world stage in our modern age would be to signal a myopic outlook equivalent to that of Cameron holding a referendum on membership of the EU so as to quieten Europsceptics. Given the responsibility that rests on the shoulders of our nation, it remains a task of as great importance as ever to inquire as to the outwards facing behaviour of our prime political movers, such as Boris and his Cabinet. 

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A look into a few of Mr. Johnson’s difficulties

A look into a few of Mr. Johnson’s difficulties

Ben Hack (Publications Officer, Ex-Committee Member, Balliol College) is an undergraduate in his first year of reading Computer Science and Philosophy.

At this point in the leadership election, it seems incredibly likely indeed that a certain Boris will become the next leader of the Conservative and Unionist party, and as such also the leader of our United Kingdom. Having recently attended a Gloucestershire event at which Boris spoke, I wish to address the question: what notable obstructions were there in Boris’ rise to his current, very favourable position?

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Time to Take a Stand

Time to Take a Stand

Redha Rubaie is Secretary of the Association and a second year PPEist at Corpus Christi

To say that I am not the greatest fan of Boris Johnson is probably a major understatement. To my mind, he took public service and turned it into a stand up sketch designed solely with the purpose of installing himself into Number 10. Yet now I find myself coming to his defence.

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