All posts tagged government

Lush, Lawfulness and Lost Freedom: The Dystopian Novel and the Importance of Dissent

‘PAID TO LIE’, ‘#SPYCOPS’. These words, which could be found in many Lush stores across the country, have certainly caused a stir amongst the British public. Their campaign, which sought […]

A Cambodian Spring- Revealing An Underlying Corruption

Far removed from the ancient temples, ruins, and jungles that millions of tourists flee to every year, A Cambodian Spring details an epic protest staged by the community of Boeung […]

Jordan Peterson and Generalising the Left

Oh Jordan Peterson, you saviour of the neckbeards, you tidier of untidy rooms, you pariah of lobsters; its been a couple of years since you railed against Canada’s hate-speech laws, […]

Should we fear advances in AI?

Whether it’s Skynet or HAL9000, we have a creeping worry about rogue AI, and for good reason. Science fiction has arguably paved the way for much scientific progress by imagining […]

Labour’s Antisemitism Problem

Recently, Labour has been rocked by a new anti-Semitism scandal. Jeremy Corbyn pledged his support for a blatantly anti-Semitic mural that used to be not too far from our campus, […]

Why ‘Spiked’ Rankings Are Bad

It’s that time of year again. The newspapers, I imagine, will soon be running a slew of ‘students have decided to imprison anyone who doesn’t agree with Marx/Gramsci’ articles. There […]

The winter of woes, crows and crisis. Can our NHS survive much longer under government?

So, Jeremy Hunt has had to apologise, once again, for issues within the NHS. This time it’s postponed and cancelled operations: we are in a ‘winter crisis.’ However, seeing Mr […]

Jo Johnson and Freeze Peach

I wanted to write about almost anything that wasn’t the Conservative Party and their inability to do anything useful or clever. But no. This week marks a new policy from […]

The ethics of medical data records – is sharing, caring? [1/2]

In contemporary society, as the surveillance state and ‘big brother’ watch us scuttle around in the city below, privacy becomes an ethical issue that is deserving of a spotlight. Whilst the ‘incognito’ tab […]