June 5, 2020

We now know what a counterfeit $20 bill gets you, and it sure as hell isn’t justice.

Such was the case of George Floyd who was alleged to have purchased cigarettes from a shop with a forged $20 bill. Minutes after returning from the shop, Floyd, assumed by staff to be i...

May 11, 2020

75 years ago, the Allies of World War II formally accepted the surrender of Nazi Germany, putting an end to the war in Europe and marking Victory in Europe day. Since then, we have celebrated the end of the war every year, and it has become a public holiday in many cou...

The recent rejection of four primary tabloid outlets is a bold move by Sussexes, demonstrating the change in tolerance by high profile figures and their dealings with the press. The message is clear. They will not tolerate press exploitation. This is a strong and neces...

Harry Truman on learning that he had become President of the United States said, ‘I feel like the moon, the stars, and all the planets had fallen on me’.

Like Truman, Sir Keir Starmer has been elevated to a position of authority at time of national emergency. The crisis...

March 24, 2020

Time and time again, music has been proven to unite groups together against injustice in society. In the 1970s, ‘Rock against Racism’ was a powerful force against widespread bigotry. Meanwhile, ‘Live Aid’ in 1985 used the power of music to raise money for the Ethiopian...

March 23, 2020

The stock market in freefall, countries in lockdown and the airline industry seems to be on the brink of collapse - nothing seems to be going right for anyone. However, although it might appear that everyone is harmed by the effects of the Coronavirus, there is one key...

March 16, 2020

The 11th March was Rishi Sunak’s big day: he was to present his first budget as Chancellor of the Exchequer. The combination of his sudden promotion, having less than a month to draw up the budget and the growing concerns over the economic effects of the Coronavirus (C...

February 27, 2020

After what has felt like years and years of both the public and Amazon employees begging Jeff Bezos to use his astronomical wealth to aid the fight against global warming, a step has finally been taken by the man himself. On 17th February this year, Bezos announced on...

February 24, 2020


Last week, cabinet members were nervously biting their nails in anticipation of Boris Johnson’s second cabinet reshuffle. A reshuffle gives the Prime Minister the chance to remove and replace ministers and ministerial departments. Reshuffles tend to follow commentator...

January 30, 2020

Hundreds of attendees met at the World Economic Forum (WEF) last week in Davos, Switzerland. Since its inception in 1971, the conference has increasingly come to be seen as a symbol of capitalism, globalisation, and the world’s elite. The WEF faces something of an imag...

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