Online Sport Editor Harry Scott-Munro takes a look at the return to politics of Nigel Farage and his newly rebranded Reform UK party.
Palestine today: what’s changing?
Hannah Levy Davis explains Israel’s new plans for annexation and its potential consequences.
Remembering Katherine Johnson
Lydia Pike reflects on the life and legacy of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, who died aged 101 Fly me to the moon, NASA said. So she did. In the 1960s the focus of the US space division was consumed by the race to the moon, so armed with little more than a pencil, a slide […]
Forgotten Black History: Bristol Bus Boycotts
For this series, Joe Newell reflects on The Bristol Bus Boycotts and examines the techniques adopted in this anti-racist campaign. In 1961, the Bristol Evening Post exposed the racially discriminant employment policy of the city’s Omnibus Company. Although it did not reach beyond local borders, one aspiring young activist saw an opportunity to harness the […]
Did the Hong Kong protests overshadow China’s 70th birthday celebrations?
Did the Hong Kong protests overshadow China’s 70th birthday celebrations? Foreign Correspondent in Seoul, Milana Nikolova, discusses the Hong Kong protests and their impact in tandem with the 70th anniversary of the Chinese Communist state. One, is that this time around, celebrations were even more magnificent than usual, considering this year is the 70th Anniversary […]
Convenience and Criminal Justice in Japan
Foreign Correspondent in Japan, Will Goddard, explores the Japanese Criminal Justice system. He poses that the close relationship between convenience and justice could have damaging consequences.
Hong Kong’s Extradition Protests: A Fight for Hong Kong’s Sovereignty?
Hong Kong’s Extradition Protests: A Fight for Hong Kong’s Sovereignty? Cheryl Pui Yau Ip, Foreign Correspondent in Hong Kong, provides an analysis of the extradition protests in Hong Kong and what motivated people to take action. The driving force behind the protests is that the extradition bill could allow suspects from Hong Kong to be […]
Conservative Leadership: The Battle Continues
Theseus Stefanatos reports on the recent Conservative race for No.10 and examines the campaigns of all the top candidates.
Culture Club: Veganism in 2018 – Vegan Language?
“Trying to enforce non-meaty alternatives to phrases like ‘bring home the bacon’ will only harm the veganism cause” writes Jessica Brown for The Guardian. Like me, she sweat buckets trying not to come across as the cliché ‘veggie police’ – the accusation that comes with every plant-based lifestyle. A vegan is someone who doesn’t eat […]
Sahle-Work Zewde and the Ethiopia Shift
July 9: Ethiopia ends its state of war with Eritrea, which had been going on for decades. The decision will “promote close cooperation in political, economic, social, cultural and security areas”, according to Yemane Gebremeskel, Information Minister of Eritrea. October 16: The Council of Ministers, Ethiopia’s cabinet, is reshuffled – 10 of the positions, reduced from 23 […]