Tag: Politics

Why Trump’s Attitude Towards Disabled People Offends Me

At an election rally last November, Donald Trump caused outrage when he openly mocked disabled journalist Serge F Kovaleskia. The reporter suffers from a congenital disability which affects the movement of his arms. Trump was seen and filmed making flapping...

/ 15th February 2017

Breaking the mould, the hidden victory in the US election.

As many will have heard by now there’s a new president-elect in town and while the Doom-Sayers have been out in force the last few weeks hailing the end of the united states cessation of California from the Union and...

/ 18th November 2016

Donald Trump: Is it all defeats and downfall?

For a large amount of time, Donald Trump’s candidacy and presidential run has functioned as a platoon of things; a source of farce from risible comedians, a figurehead of the American Dream, a father’s legacy and a scapegoat for business...

/ 3rd November 2016

What does Brexit mean for students?

In the wake of the EU referendum, there is still one word burning on the majorities’ lips: Brexit. The vote itself garnered a legion of mixed responses, varying between the despondent minority who asked themselves — and others — questions...

/ 30th September 2016

DMU Library Extended Opening Hours

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/ 24th September 2016

Britain has a new Prime Minister. What’s next?

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/ 14th July 2016

Ten Years – A Hong Kong Highlight

Ten Years, a socio-political selection of five short films that detail the anxiety surrounding Mainland China and it’s administrative rule, has become a surprising hit in Hong Kong over the past couple of months. Each film suggests an event …

/ 1st April 2016

Meet your new DSU Execs 2016 – 2017

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/ 16th March 2016

MPs show support for an English national anthem

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/ 17th January 2016

Leicester Mayor candidates to visit DMU

  De Montfort Students’ Union is hosting an event to inspire students to vote. The candidates running for Mayor of Leicester will visit the university on Monday, April 27 to debate and answer students’ questions. The event has been organised...

/ 22nd April 2015