The new definition of child poverty, according to the Tories

I have to give it to David Cameron and the Conservatives. In an occasion rare to politics, they are...

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LANGUAGE LEARNING: WHAT’S THE POINT?

I am currently studying English and French at University and I cannot count how many times I have heard...

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Irony of the Indian national anthem

There is a controversy as to whether the Indian national anthem ‘Jana Gana Mana’ was written by Rabindranath Tagore...

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LANGUAGE LEARNING: WHAT’S THE POINT?

I am currently studying English and French at University and I cannot count how many times I have heard the refrain,...

by - 31/07/2015

The real Atticus Finch – Do we judge a man by his actions or by his feelings?  

‘I do my best to love all people’. – Atticus Finch, To Kill a Mockingbird The watchman that appears in the...

by - 28/07/2015

Book Review: Why ‘Go Set a Watchman’ is not a failure

This book review is a gentle nod towards my fellow students who fell in love with To Kill a Mockingbird at...

by - 23/07/2015

‘Don’t Let Them Win’ – Tunisian tourism must survive if we believe in liberty

The terrorist attack at the Tunisian resort of Sousse on Friday the 26th of June, which has left 38 confirmed deaths,...

by - 06/07/2015

LANGUAGE LEARNING: WHAT’S THE POINT?

I am currently studying English and French at University and I cannot count how many times I have heard the refrain,...

by - 31/07/2015

Does an exam result really matter in life?

Not a lot actually – well it’s not like you can run the country with a politics A-Level. The common examples include...

by - 29/07/2015

Britain’s Budget: A Betrayal of our Students

It was a given that all would be looking to George Osborne as he strolled along Downing Street ahead of the...

by - 13/07/2015

Looking forward to Summer? Not for the girls of Egypt

Summertime is greatly anticipated by all, in particular school children as they begin to embark on their longest holidays which are...

by - 06/07/2015

Interview Exclusive: Syriza and the capitalism-democracy breakup – suffering with dignity

Last weekend came the crescendo of a damning exposé: Europe’s capitalist institutions are openly uninterested in the democratic expression of member...

by - 04/07/2015

Young Voters: Your future depends on staying politically active

Six in ten young voters turned out to the polling stations this May, but it is important that youth involvement in...

by - 26/05/2015

Casting Director, Pippa Ailion: What it takes to succeed in the West End World

Pippa Ailion has cast over 135 productions internationally, including the West End hits Wicked, Billy Elliot, The Lion King and The...

by - 28/04/2015

Green Candidate Mark Stevenson: ‘If opportunities aren’t being given to you, fight for them!’

Mark Stevenson is the Green Party’s parliamentary candidate for Henley, Oxfordshire. This is his fourth term running in Henley. He also...

by - 22/04/2015

The Missing Chibok Girls: A Tip of the Iceberg in Disunited Nigeria

Tears welled up in the eyes of Martha Mark, whose daughter Monica Mark was kidnapped by Boko Haram on the 14th...

by - 21/07/2015

African Injustice: A land soiled by colonialism that only time can reform

‘Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past’ – George Orwell As George Orwell has stated...

by - 17/07/2015

‘Don’t Let Them Win’ – Tunisian tourism must survive if we believe in liberty

The terrorist attack at the Tunisian resort of Sousse on Friday the 26th of June, which has left 38 confirmed deaths,...

by - 06/07/2015

Avoiding Conflict Minerals: Securing the Future of the Congolese Youth

The civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been fought since 1994, when Hutu rebels crossed the border from...

by - 02/07/2015

Irony of the Indian national anthem

There is a controversy as to whether the Indian national anthem ‘Jana Gana Mana’ was written by Rabindranath Tagore in praise...

by - 30/07/2015

China’s diplomacy fools no one – Japan remains its sworn rival

Recently, the Chinese appear to be sending out conflicting signals about their relationship with Japan. On the one hand, they are...

by - 14/07/2015

India’s beef ban is about politics, not religion

It’s regrettable to say that such bans are nowadays more for political considerations than anything else. For instance, in Maharashtra there...

by - 29/06/2015

China 2015: The barbarism of the Yulin Festival

The Yulin Festival has been practiced for decades, yet it has only recently come into public light due to the shocking...

by - 23/06/2015

The Greek crisis – Has neoliberalism run its course?

The current Greek crisis is raising serious doubts on the neoliberal model’s sustainability, at least in Europe. The continent is dichotomized...

by - 20/07/2015

Sport Review: 2015 Austrian Grand Prix – Blink and you won’t miss much

The Austrian Grand Prix seen on the 21st of June 2015 is one that will stand in the minds of many...

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Interview Exclusive: Syriza and the capitalism-democracy breakup – suffering with dignity

Last weekend came the crescendo of a damning exposé: Europe’s capitalist institutions are openly uninterested in the democratic expression of member...

by - 04/07/2015

Italy’s Jobs Act: Too much optimism and not enough action

After a long period of gestation, the  package of comprehensive labour reforms put forward by Matteo Renzi, leader of the centre-left Partito...

by - 18/06/2015 -

The Republican Presidential Candidates: A Case Of Too Many Cooks?

As of the time of writing, there are fifteen officially announced candidates running to win the Republican nomination for President. Fifteen....

by - 30/07/2015

Bernie Sanders: America’s real chance at a future?

On the 30th of April 2015, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont (I) announced his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination. In...

by - 22/07/2015

The Significance of a Symbol: Is the Confederate flag to blame for racism?

What is the purpose of a flag? It is a symbol. More importantly, it is a representation of a set of...

by - 07/07/2015

Obama Was Not Wrong to Use the N-Word

This week, Barack Obama shook America with his use of the contentious term n****r when conducting an interview for WTF Podcast....

by - 26/06/2015

Colombia and FARC peace talks: Just a Farce?

While conflicts continue to take place involving al-Qaeda, Israel and Palestine, and various others, it looks as if the world could...

by - 27/11/2014

Whither democracy? The effectiveness of term limits

Soon after my article about the ambiguous stance in Ecuador towards human rights was published, President Rafael Correa and his ruling...

by - 06/10/2014

The World Cup’s Toxic Legacy in Brazil

If you ask any Brazilian what they thought of the 2014 World Cup, the answer will most definitely be the same:...

by - 22/09/2014

Colombia: Out but not down

Until the World Cup the word ‘Colombia’ would probably have invoked ideas of either a prestigious university in New York City...

by - 28/07/2014