Current Affairs Global Affairs

The Yemen crisis: a comprehensive study from Ottoman rule to COVID-19

Yemen is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis and one of its most frequently forgotten. How did Yemen disintegrate so tragically and so completely? Like many other Middle Eastern conflicts, the answer lies in colonial division, sectarian tensions, and the Iranian-Saudi proxy war being waged with US and British support. Before examining the history in detail, Read More…

Culture Film & TV

Portrait de la jeune fille en feu: Céline Sciamma’s Unmissable Feminist Tale

Lesbian representation in films, in particular mainstream films, is difficult to find. The industry often shies away from a plot that focuses itself around the love between two women, perhaps out of a belief that it will not attract enough viewers, or perhaps because it is often over-sexualised and therefore reduces the scope of such Read More…

Culture Music

Live Music in and after Lockdown

In the middle of March, hardcore punk and industrial metalcore outfit Code Orange released their third studio album Underneath. They had invested all of their time and money over the past year into this album, in which they pushed their sound further than ever before. Talking with music critic Anthony Fantano, vocalist Jami Morgan said: Read More…