All posts tagged Ideology

Feminism vs. Love: Loving Your Oppressor

Star-crossed lovers are a classic trope. The idea of two people bound by the most powerful force there is but held apart by the universe pulls at our heartstrings like […]

The Tyranny of Certainty: The Politics of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

It is safe to say that recent politics has been overrun by epochs of political tribalism. At least in the UK, that is, where the tumults of Brexit have divided […]

Refugees and Dehuminisation: The Art of Jimmy Engineer

1993, 34,361, 3,915; three numbers that represent stark and odorous truths about our society. The first, 1993, tells us when the refugee boats trips began; the second, 34,361, is the […]

The Good, The Bad and The Patriotic – What Clint Eastwood Can Learn from Kathryn Bigelow in Representing America

Clint Eastwood’s newest release, The 15:17 to Paris, has come under recent fire for its overt, treacly patriotism. While the heroes who inspired and in fact star in the film […]

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 […]

How Accessible is Frieze Art Fair?

Following our review of the Sculpture Garden in Regent’s Park, I went along to Frieze London’s Fair, an annual October event that punctuates the calendars of art collectors and enthusiasts […]

In Defence of Blade Runner 2049: Analysing Why Villeneuve’s Masterpiece is Anything but Sexist

SPOILER WARNING FOR BLADE RUNNER 2049, YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED I’d recently looked into an article written by Parsec’s Gavia Baker-Whitelaw, reviewing the new Blade Runner movie, a film that […]

Is the Government Responsible for our Individual Happiness? [1/2]

In the wake of recent national and international turmoil, and most recently the Grenfell tower block fire in London, the masses are looking towards the government more than ever for […]

Should We Embrace Genetic Modification? [1/2]

Genetic modification, essentially meaning the deliberate engineering of a cell in order to alter its characteristics, is being increasingly exercised as our tech society hurtles towards an ‘ideal’ existence. From […]