All posts tagged Politics

Step by Step by Simon Reeve

You may have seen globetrotting TV adventurer Simon Reeve on your screens as part of the countless travel documentaries he has filmed for the BBC. But whether or not you […]

Stonewall Riots Silver Anniversary: 50 Years of Pride

June 28th marks the 50th anniversary of the New York City Stonewall uprising, a series of protests that occurred over a six-day period and catalysed the gay rights movement. The […]

Corbyn’s Autocrat Act

When people become disillusioned with mainstream politics, they venture to the fringe – and there’s a reason why it’s the fringe. Either those there, as in the case of the […]

Begone Stigma: Women and Plastic Surgery

It is not uncommon to hear the words ‘fake’ and ‘unrealistic’ when a conversation about plastic surgery comes up. Guys will usually chip in their two cents and mention how […]

Abortion: My Body, My Right

As many of you are aware over the past week the hot topic has been surrounding the issue of abortion. Abortion is defined as ‘the ending of a pregnancy by […]

Ebola and the DRC

Many of us woke up to the news of an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. But the World Health Organisation (WHO) have situation reports on the current […]

The EU Parliamentary Elections reveal how little we’ve progressed

The feeling of uncertainty has now faded. In its place is the face of doom, and with delays and dithering abound there remains a likely chance that we will crash […]

Does Comedy Do Enough to Reflect Cultural Diversity?

Mornings on Channel 5 continue to bedevil me, and amplify my cries for Mr Wright’s return. Therefore I’ve gone with something a little different – some aural entrées before breakfast, […]

Can we reclaim language?

Many liberal feminists believe that women can obtain equality through their actions. They argue that language can be reappropriated if used in a new and empowering context, but how can […]