Coronavirus: Assessing the UK’s Public Health Response Adam Robertson Charlton examines the UK Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and assesses rationale behind it. As I sit down to write this, the world is at the start of the greatest crisis since the Second World War, the biggest biological disaster since the Spanish flu. That […]
In Response to Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis’s Attack on the Labour Party
Adam Robertson Charlton responds to the Chief Rabbi’s criticism of Corbyn. He invokes his own background to counter erasure of left-wing jews.
The Cabinet Fact File: Downing Street
Our Features writers review the lives and careers of senior members of Boris Johnson’s Cabinet. Dominic Raab – by Adam Robertson Charlton The son of a Jewish immigrant who fled Czechoslovakia after the Munich Agreement, Dominic Rennie Raab was raised in bucolic Buckinghamshire, separated from London by the Colne Valley. A karate blackbelt, he competed […]
Ignoring Sudan: How Western guilt about the Arab Spring is being taken out on the Sudanese people
Adam Robertson Charlton analyses the social and political turmoil in Sudan, and explores the failures of Western foreign policy in Africa.
US Presidential Elections: Biden Enters The Race
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.
Culture Club: School Inclusivity Row
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 It comes after 600 Muslim students were withdrawn by their parents, 400 of whom signed a petition calling for an end to lessons on inclusivity and tolerance.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 […]
Separated at Birth: India and Pakistan
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, […]
Hilary Mantel’s ‘Wolf Hall’ Trilogy: recapping and anticipating
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 […]
2020 Presidential Hopefuls: Elizabeth Warren
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 […]
A Case Against: Political Correctness
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 […]