Leo Garbutt
Writer and Photojournalist. Politics and Social Policy Graduate. Postgraduate Student at UCL.

Entries by Leo Garbutt

Have the Planets Aligned for Ed Miliband?

(0) Comments | Posted April 10, 2015 | 1:00 PM

Over the last century, there have been periods during which one set of commonly accepted values in British politics is replaced by another. This occurs as a result of changing real world circumstances, coupled with a sense that existing principles have become outdated. Governments may come and go as a...

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The Food Waste Revolution Putting an End to Hunger

(0) Comments | Posted April 6, 2015 | 6:23 PM

The Real Junk Food Café is situated in Armley, a short bus ride south west from Leeds City Centre. Entering the town, it is easy to lose count of the number of factory buildings that remain abandoned, bordered up and draped in rows of barbed wire. The town is like...

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Social Media Is Changing the Way We Think

(0) Comments | Posted April 10, 2014 | 7:37 PM

You know the situation well. You sit down with some close friends, enjoying a good conversation for a few minutes.

Then someone checks their phone. You see another friend pick up hers, then another friend follows suit and, in a moment, they are all silent; transfixed by the screens...

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Award Winning Student Newspaper in Funding Crisis

(0) Comments | Posted March 24, 2014 | 2:04 PM

Leeds Student newspaper went to print on Thursday night in the knowledge that it could not afford to do so.

Voluntary student staff were forced to make the tough decision to pay for its printing costs out of students' membership fees, there to provide equipment and cover expenses for those...

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