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A Coalition of Convenience – Why Anti-Tory Sentiment Will Dominate the Forming of the Next Government

History is littered with unlikely partnerships. Whether it be the Nazi-Soviet pact of 1939 that brought together the extreme-right...

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Has The Beautiful Game Finally Turned Ugly?

For years now we have regarded football (or soccer for any American readers) as the ‘Beautiful Game’. We have...

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A few words on Grief

Grief is something that changes everything – all perceptions, feelings, perhaps even opinions. It can never be predicted and...

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Stromae’s New Music Video: A message from the future?

Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, WhatsApp … and the list is as long as the digits of Pi. Generating a world...

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Film Review: Stories of Our Lives – A Courageous Feat of Beauty

Stories of Our Lives is a triumph of Kenyan cinema. The film was made by the NEST Collective, an art collective in...

by - 09/04/2015

War for the Black Cabs of London against the Uber Scoundrels!

London has only recently been thrown into the frenzy of a new craze: Uber. Uber is an application for the platforms...

by - 01/04/2015

Film Review: Cinderella, a very humane fairy tale

Another adaptation of Cinderella, a much loved if overused fairy tale of neglect and the getting of just deserts, seemed to...

by - 31/03/2015

Nepal’s endemic sexism remains an issue

Nepal is a nation that has been making significant strides towards democracy and equality after a tumultuous past. However, institutionalised sexism...

by - 03/04/2015

Apprentices still suffer ‘huge inequalities’, reveals NUS report

Apprenticeships have been pushed as the answer to our generation’s seemingly grisly job prospects. Rivalling David Cameron’s 2014 vow to fund...

by - 18/03/2015

Politics: what is it good for?

In the run-up to the general elections, a new series of day schools on the theme of ‘Politics: what is it...

by - 06/02/2015

Ched Evans and why the U.K. needs PSHE

The release of Ched Evans has dominated the headlines in recent months, as the convicted rapist attempts to re-enter football. What...

by - 02/02/2015

Interview Exclusive: The Limit – Formula 1 before it was all about the money

The Limit: Life and Death on the 1961 Grand Prix Circuit, tells the tale of the rivalry between Wolfgang  Trips, a...

by - 02/04/2015

Jabberwocky Market Festival: An Interview with Chris Grady for the aspiring artist

Having previously mentioned Chris Grady, who will be holding surgeries for up-and-coming actors and actresses in the Jabberwocky Market Festival, this...

by - 27/03/2015

Anonymous Exclusive: Farewell to the Weatherman? An Interview with Commander X

It is clear that Anonymous, even while it evades ideological and institutional definitions, has become a force in global politics. Understanding...

by - 24/03/2015

Occupy’s Matthew Varnham: A Legal Occupation

The Occupiers who confronted fortifications at Parliament Square last year are themselves under siege from the Mayor’s Office. But are they...

by - 12/02/2015

Film Review: Stories of Our Lives – A Courageous Feat of Beauty

Stories of Our Lives is a triumph of Kenyan cinema. The film was made by the NEST Collective, an art collective in...

by - 09/04/2015

Diary of Nigerian Elections – A Tragicomedy

There are eight days until the elections in Nigeria, a country where politics in all its incessant vices, however deficient, and...

by - 09/02/2015

South Sudan humanitarian crisis with refugee camps near breaking point

Refugee camps in South Sudan are reaching maximum capacity as hundreds of refugees escape the bombs and bullets of the war...

by - 05/02/2015

Boko Haram: Massacre Marks Turning Point in Deadly Conflict

Earlier this week, the radical Islamist group Boko Haram has pulled off one of the most deadly attacks in its ongoing...

by - 13/01/2015

Bi Fujian’s Outburst: The Tale of the Sent-Down Youth

A superstar of Chinese television has apologised excessively in recent days after a video emerged of him entertaining guests at a...

by - 16/04/2015

Nepal’s endemic sexism remains an issue

Nepal is a nation that has been making significant strides towards democracy and equality after a tumultuous past. However, institutionalised sexism...

by - 03/04/2015

North Korea: Stunted humans, stunted lives

The delicate frame of Kim Yong-suk, a native of Pyongyang, stands at 4 feet 9 inches tall. She is North Korea’s...

by - 31/03/2015

Chinese Box Office Overtakes Hollywood but the UK could never do the same

February became a historic month in Chinese film history. The Chinese industry, the second largest (economically), for the first time overtook...

by - 18/03/2015

Does the European Union have a future?

The EU has undergone numerous crises in the past seven years since the global recession hit in 2008. The disastrous endeavour...

by - 07/04/2015

Romanian Immigrants are not the plague of Britain: An insider’s view

They come in waves: both the Romanians and the articles about them. Some might regard this as an obscure issue, while...

by - 01/04/2015 -

Ireland: How sport influenced a revolutionary generation

The final two decades of the nineteenth century were quite unique in Irish history, in that they can be seen as...

by - 27/03/2015

‘Progressive Fines’ are not a War against Wealth

Money does make you mean. The willingness to cheat in order to get ahead prevails in Monopoly as much as it...

by - 20/03/2015

Ferguson highlights intrinsic racism and growing police militarisation in the US

The issue of police violence and brutality remains ubiquitous in the United States, particularly with regard to police killings of unarmed...

by - 17/03/2015

Landmark Victory for Net Neutrality Supporters

Last Thursday the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the top telecommunications regulator in the US, passed new rules to ensure all information...

by - 16/03/2015

Obama: What would Martin Luther King have said?

‘The pundits, the pundits like to slice-and-dice our country into red states and blue states; red states for Republicans, blue states...

by - 11/03/2015

Harper Lee’s greatly awaited – Go Set A Watchman

Walk into any Waterstones nationwide and you’re bound to find a display somewhere near the entrance dedicated to Nelle Harper Lee’s...

by - 02/03/2015

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

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