All posts tagged Capitalism

5 Podcast episodes to help you understand Race and Privilege.

Today, podcasts seem to be the go-to way we consume knowledge, either on our commutes or while we wait at the doctors, we’ve all got our favourites. In this world […]

When the Empire Strikes Back: Decolonise the University – Queen Mary

Student mobilization around decolonisation movements at university is becoming increasingly widespread. From the #rhodesmustfall campaign in 2015 to Decolonise Keele Network writing an open letter to their university listing their […]

Against “Vintage”

When we think of vintage clothing, we almost instantly think of worn out denim, corduroy and windbreakers. In fact, the term ‘vintage’ in 21st century Western culture has come to […]

Personal Platform: An Existential Poem About Pre-Cut Fruit

I’d never thought I’d cry over pre-cut fruit It lays in front of me, wrapped in plastic The juice drips over my boots My room is a mess, my shoes […]

Perplexing Times: Rising Xenophobia and Turbo-Capitalism

This is a poem that reflects on our present political climate, characterized by rising xenophobia and uncertainty, and considers how we can respond to this. I am not trying to […]

Art is Money and Money is Art

Art and money seem oxymoronic, but you can’t have one without the other. It’s no mystery that art is typically thought of as an opulent hobby for the rich, and […]

5 Must-See Fashion Exhibitions!

2019 is rapidly approaching, so what better time to round off your 2018 in style with a slice of culture? London has so much to offer in terms of fashion, […]

From Grammy’s to Oscars and the other way around

If anything, A Star is Born proves the versatility of Hollywood actors. Christina Aguilera played a comparable role in Burlesque, with a voice that is just as insane as Gaga’s, […]

The Silver Lining: Good News

It is common knowledge that life can be pretty bleak sometimes, so why not distract yourself from exam revision, essay deadlines and personal drama by cheering up and reading some […]