Articles by: Ben Ramanauskas

Europe, Foreign & Defence

The UK should adopt a free trade policy towards developing countries

The UK should adopt a free trade policy towards developing countries

In his recent Guardian article, David Cameron, the former UK Prime Minister and newly appointed Chair of the Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development, argued that it is right for the United Kingdom to continue to give aid to developing and unstable countries. Mr Cameron argued that it is […]

by × March 27, 2017 ×

Economy

Why the UK Government should not nationalise the steel industry

Why the UK Government should not
nationalise the steel industry

The British steel industry has been at crisis point since last month, when Indian based steel company, Tata Steel, announced it’s plan to close down its steel plant in Port Talbot in Wales. With the prospect of 40,000 British steel workers suddenly losing their jobs, politicians, the media, and the […]

by × April 28, 2016 ×

Leftwatch

It’s time to Ditch the NUS

It’s time to Ditch the NUS

At this year’s NUS Annual Conference, the outgoing NUS President called the Conference the ‘world’s largest democratic student gathering.’ Given that she was elected by a few hundred delegates, who were in turn elected by a tiny proportion of their elected student bodies, this is rather a tenuous claim. The […]

by × April 27, 2016 ×