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‘Yo También’ and the feminist revolution – Insights into LatinX’s Machismo...

“The first time I was touched without consent was at the age of 13,” remembers feminist activist, Amarna Miller. “I remember because I was...

Hola Republica: The Fight for Catalan Independence

In some senses, it’s like an adult vision of Disneyland: the streets swathed in beer bottles, flags and the odd choral outburst. It’s an...
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Mayhem in Myanmar?

November 2015, and the promise of change flows freely through Myanmar. To international audiences, it’s a country that has never lurked far from controversy....

Don’t judge a book by its cover

To the untrained eye, The Book Cover is (no pun intended) exactly what it says on the cover. Bookish, elusive; antiquated-to all intents and...

More sex please, we’re post-millenials: Here come the girls

According to many women, Robin* is a catch. Athletic, attractive, poised for a First… Hell, he even knows grammar! Or, at least, that's how...

Footlights and ‘The Producers’

Prior to watching Footlights’ take on The Producers, my only encounter with the show was pre President Trump, amongst the confines of a downtrodden,...

It’s such a Pitt-y

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a celebrity man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of an equally lucrative,...

Turkey’s wannabe coup: democratic or dangerous?

A t 10:30pm on 15 July, armed soldiers swarmed upon Istanbul’s Bosphorus bridge, blocking its access and declaring to drivers: “There is curfew, everybody go...

The secret life of the invigilator

At a rather raucous tea party a few days ago, the dreaded question was asked. There was I, marble cake in one hand, hip...

Why I owe it all to: Women’s Magazines

The issue began that hungover day at the petrol station. Absent-mindedly munching on my lettuce sandwich (bought in a hungover moment of bewilderment), I...