Deepa Lalwani explains the harsh reality faced by LGBTQ+ people and the need for a truly intersectional politics.
Neoliberalism has become so pervasive that we seldom recognise it as an ideology. Simply put, it is the belief that everything has a price tag and can be made into a consumable product. It sees competition as the defining characteristic of human relations. So by naively believing that it’s in our nature to be competitive […]
In recent weeks, UK Prime Minister David Cameron has been working to open up a discussion on the problem of corruption around the world. Perhaps it was inevitable in the wake of the numerous corruption scandals which have broken in the last few years, particularly since the 2008 global financial crisis, the Middle East uprisings […]
Trigger warning: violence, sexual assault, suicide For most people, the phrase ‘Native American woman’ conjures up thoughts of Disney’s Pocahontas with the wind in her hair, staring pensively into the distance. Unfortunately, the reality of life for many Native women in the USA and Canada couldn’t be further from this quaint idea, as the hashtag […]
The heritage of protest music is nothing like its legacy. Recently, a BBC Radio 1 article asked ‘Is Protest Music Dead?’ listing the likes of Bombay Bicycle Club, Enter Shikari and Hozier as just some of the acts still dedicated to inspiring social change through their music. But where was Pussy Riot? The punk girl […]