December 3, 2019

Greta Thunberg has been under the spotlight for the past year. She gained immediate popularity after being spotted outside the Swedish Parliament protesting against climate change. The image of a sixteen-year-old girl striking all by herself was so moving that it attra...

November 23, 2019

There was always going to be a stigma around poppies. The concept of war seems outdated in an age that prides itself on social consciousness and progress, in a generation which challenges the impact of patriotism. Even conventional values of ‘sacrifice’ and ‘national p...

November 22, 2019

Considering that 71% of Britons consider the climate emergency a more pressing issue than Brexit, it would be expected that politicians would be working just as, if not more ardently to protect and stabilise the environment. However, unfortunately this is not the case.

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November 20, 2019

Prince Andrew is the Queen of England’s second-born son, who is currently trying to defend his relationship with the convicted sex abuser Jeffrey Epstein. By defend, I should correct myself and say he is currently trying to think of any plausible excuse for any questio...

November 19, 2019

Masculinity has been a key topic of recent years whether talking about the rise of populism, the #metoo movement or gang culture, it seems men and society’s view of masculinity is one cause. Movember, of course, recognises the truth in this - the concept of masculinity...

November 7, 2019

It’s delectable, delicious and makes us feel happy once consumed! Yes, it's chocolate of course, but the trade of the cocoa bean used to make this chocolate is a source of pain and exploitation for the farmers who produce this crop. 

The chocolate industry is a multi-bi...

November 2, 2019

A global audit named Coca-Cola the top plastic polluter in the world on the day I interviewed Jonathan Woods, the company’s general manager in the UK and Ireland. Of a total 476,423 pieces of plastic collected worldwide over the last year, Coke accounted for 11,732. I...

October 23, 2019

 On Monday 14th October, England beat Bulgaria 6-0 in a UEFA Euro qualifying match, which was overshadowed by racism. Bulgaria fans shouted disgusting racial abuse at England’s black players during the match. Since the match, sixteen of the Bulgarian fans have been ide...

October 17, 2019

In February 2019, Marcus Ball began a private prosecution that transformed the 2016 Brexit referendum into one of the most controversial moments in the history of UK politics. The popularity of his case garnered over half a million in funding and widespread support, wi...

October 11, 2019

Politics today is polarised. Wherever you look in the world, it is tricky to disagree with that statement. Since populist parties of the left and right began to gain traction, winning seats, forming local councils and even the government, individuals of different persu...

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