All posts tagged donald trump

The Miseducation of Cameron Post: a coming-of-age for a new generation

Sundance breakthrough The Miseducation of Cameron Post is finally getting its UK release this September. It’s eventual arrival marks the second directorial effort from Queen Mary alumni Desiree Akhavan, and with it  a topical […]

Leaders and their Egos: Structures as Forms of Egotistical Expression

Come last week, us Brits had our eyes and screens graced by the rock-headed magnanimity that is President Trump. His visit, and his later meetings with NATO and Putin, were […]

Rees-Mogg: What Actually Happened?

So, Jacob Rees-Mogg spoke at our university. Tickets sold out within hours, which is unusual even given the quality events that the Mile End Institute puts on. The queue, I’m […]

$450million: something to hang above your mantelpiece?

Between Trump’s tweet-storm, including his claim of being a “very stable genius”, the actual bombshell-storm that hit the American East Coast and uprisings in Iran, the fact that Saudi prince […]

Time Person of the Year: The Silence Breakers… and Donald Trump

TIME has named their ‘Person of the Year’ as The Silence Breakers; people of various ages, races, gender and professions who have spoken out against sexual assault. In a post-Weinstein […]

Why Bojack Horseman will save us all

There’s a certain kind of conversation you will have in your undergraduate years if you are doing a Humanities degree. You will be at the pub, or at a party, […]

Terrifyingly Divisive Memes for Really Confused Political Teens

I was recently asked at work to name all the US states that I could on the map, and, if possible, locate them. I named seven, and got four right […]

Why the allegations against Harvey Weinstein matter

Content warning: sexual assault With the recent allegations against Harvey Weinstein being made public, we need to talk about sexual assault.  Weinstein has been accused of varying degrees of sexual […]

Somewhere over the rainbow, Bestival is a modern Oz

Ah festivals, sh*tty camping, loud, but banging, music, lots of substances ingested and the hangover from hell at the end of it. Hundreds of thousands of Brits flock to them […]