Online Features Editor Bryan Knight Interviews Baroness Floella Benjamin on Race, ‘Playschool’, and her extraordinary career as a public figure.
Georgia Shepherd gives us a detailed run-down of the recent events in the Brexit debacle.
Paige Insalaco explores the Labour party’s controversial suggestion to abolish independent schools in Britain and discusses what the potential consequences of this move would be.
Adam Robertson Charlton analyses the social and political turmoil in Sudan, and explores the failures of Western foreign policy in Africa.
Bryan Knight reports on the 20th anniversary of the Macpherson Report that labelled the Met ‘Institutional Racism’ This past weekend marked the 20th anniversary of Sir William Macpherson’s report into police handling of the Stephen Lawrence Case. The report famously labelled London’s Metropolitan Police as ‘institutionally racist’ and set out numerous recommendations. One must reflect on […]
It goes without saying that England’s country music scene is only really just finding its feet, with the genre having primarily been relegated to Nashville despite having a degree of popularity in the UK. Considering this, Ward Thomas’ claim that they are Britain’s biggest country stars might not be untrue. Their previous two albums peaked […]
The 2018 Commonwealth Games hosted around 4,500 athletes from 71 countries which were formerly part of the Commonwealth. Held every 4 years, the Commonwealth Games has a similar level of interest and excitement as the Olympics. However, the 1982 protests in Brisbane first called the origin of the Commonwealth into question, with indigenous tribes protesting […]
March 20th marked the first day of Spring, and the ever approaching Easter holiday. The words ‘Easter’ and ‘holiday’ used to bring a sigh of relief. Normally, I would be elated to know that a break is around the corner. Easter used to be the time for spontaneously booking holidays with the blanket of the […]
ItI’s been over 100 days since the historic vote of the UK to leave the EU on June 23. In the frenzied weeks running up to the referendum numerous prophecies of doom – yes, the term is appropriate – were made. Have any materialized? We were warned by the then Chancellor, George Osborne, that in the […]
A lecturer at Exeter University has discovered an interesting link between apathy and happiness, after leading research into people’s perceptions of the UK’s political system. Dr Joanie Willett, a politics lecturer at Exeter’s Penryn campus, along with a team from from the Environment and Sustainability Institute, invited people from Penryn, Falmouth and Truro to sit […]