All posts tagged Politics

When the Empire Strikes Back: Decolonise the University – Queen Mary

Student mobilization around decolonisation movements at university is becoming increasingly widespread. From the #rhodesmustfall campaign in 2015 to Decolonise Keele Network writing an open letter to their university listing their […]

Film Review: Official Secrets

Whistle blowing movies are now more relevant than ever. Although, it can be difficult to tackle the subject. However, Gavin Hood does a remarkable job in not just capturing the […]

Let’s go down the political rabbit hole

For the past few months, discussions of Brexit, Climate Change and Trump have hit new highs. With Boris’ no-deal plans to leave the European Union, Trump’s emerging NATO summit visit […]

Brexit Tyranny (also an election?)

A few things have been happening in parliament recently and unfortunately, much of it is to do with Brexit. Before you all sigh and move on without paying attention, I’m […]

The devastating fires destroying the Amazon Rainforest

I believe I speak for most of us when we all reacted with utter shock, anger and torment after hearing about the devastating wildfires in the Amazon Rainforest. But the […]

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 […]