Adam Robertson Charlton analyses the social and political turmoil in Sudan, and explores the failures of Western foreign policy in Africa.
Adam Robertson Charlton dissects the politics behind the politics, and how the candidates coming forward to be US President in 2020 will fare in next year’s presidential elections.
The decision of Parkfield School in Birmingham to suspend education on LGBT rights is a blow to secular society and a victory for theocracy. It comes after 600 Muslim students were withdrawn by their parents, 400 of whom signed a petition calling for an end to lessons on inclusivity and tolerance. Though the school’s decision […]
In Salman Rushdie’s panoptic novel Midnight’s Children, the character Tai claims that if you “put a gun in a Kashmiri’s hand… it will have to go off by itself – he’ll never dare pull the trigger. [Kashmiris] are not like Indians, always making battles”. Later, Aadam Aziz – the protagonist’s grandfather – tells the reader, […]
Oh, for a time when reading a novel about England breaking with Europe could be called escapism. The final triune of Hilary Mantel’s sensational Wolf Hall Trilogy may have been delayed until 2019, but it is set to strike with prescience. If it comes close to matching the previous two installments; Wolf Hall, and Bring […]
Elizabeth Warren’s roots are in law and academia. Following the 2008 Financial Crisis, and the lack of ensuing regulation, Warren ran for the Senate in Massachusetts, becoming a congresswomen in 2013. Since then she has been an advocate for business regulation, and is a leading light among progressive politicians. She was not always of the […]
The purpose of this article is to rebut some views that have appeared in Exeposé over the past few weeks. A highly abridged version of these views goes, ‘as political correctness is about protecting minorities from white/straight/male-dominated society and language, it is in fact, inclusive and not censorious’. An even more abridged version is that […]
John McCain, who began a lifetime in the service of America as a navy pilot, and ended it as a five-term Republican senator, has died of brain cancer at the age of eighty-one. The senator for Arizona ran for president twice, the second time against Barrack Obama in 2008, and became known as the ‘Maverick’ […]
Perhaps the most exhausted quotation in modern poetry is W.B Yeats: “Things fall apart, the centre cannot hold, mere anarchy is loosed upon the land”. It begins Patrick Cockburn’s book Chaos & the Caliphate. It is woven throughout Thomas Pynchon’s epic Gravity’s Rainbow, and has served title for books on madness to collections of wildlife […]
Even by post-colonial standards, Zimbabwe is a young country. Prior to 1980, the region was known as Southern Rhodesia after the British colonist Cecil Rhodes. Like South Africa, political power was controlled by white supremacist parties, but a gorilla war waged by the African Nation Union-Patriotic Front (Zanu PF) during the 1970s resulted in British […]