All posts tagged conflict

Let There Be Breaking News And Analysis- An Intro.

This column is dedicated to all things Middle East – whether that be a cultural take on the region or a political commentary of current events. We decided to create […]

Review of Caitlin Moran’s ‘How to Build a Girl’

Set in the midst of Thatcher’s England, Caitlin Moran’s How to Build a Girlfollows the development of Johanna Morrigan – a fat, horny girl living on a council estate – […]

Victoria Park and East London’s Contradictions

Victoria Park is a potent symbol of East London’s many contradictions, straddling the fluid border between South Hackney and Tower Hamlets. Here you can see impossibly expensive townhouses, staring down […]

Free Fire Review – Reload Your Energy Levels, Ben Wheatley’s New Film is a Shotgun Blast of Fun

In cinema, there is often a reliance on intricate plot developments, with intrigue aroused by whodunits and convoluted thrillers dependent on a gimmick or MacGuffin that keeps interest at peak level for […]

Questioning Beauty Standards: The Politics of Afro Hair

The culture of beauty standards within the black community are heavily charged, and therefore require a nuanced approach when looking within the cultural dynamics. Recently, I have noticed a positive […]

To Peace, or Not to Peace?

In 1995, Hoolbroke described Yugoslavia as the ‘greatest collective security failure of the West since the 1930s.’ Jasmin Mujanovic, professor at York University questioned if Syria had displaced it? After […]

To Criticise is to Victimise: Anti-Semitism and its Relationship with Israel

Every form of discrimination and intolerance is just as detestable and insipid as the last. Anti –Semitism is no exception. It is because this kind of discrimination is so despicable […]

Charity workers: behind the scenes

There is so much public adoration for those celebrities who are charity workers as well as major influential public figures. And rightly so – they are truly worth acknowledgement and […]

Gaza Conflict

Death has plagued newspaper spreads on an unprecedented scale in the last few weeks; and this doesn’t look set to change as war erupts in the Palestinian and densely populated […]