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Oxford economist joins over 100 others to sign letter calling for end to carbon economy

Over 100 leading economists have written a letter calling for an end to the carbon-intensive economy on which the world has relied so heavily in the decades leading up to the coronavirus pandemic. The authors of the letter to The Guardian include the Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz, Jeffrey Sachs, and Kate Raworth of Oxford Read More…

Cultures Music

Corporate Pop or Heartfelt Folk: A New Look at Swift’s Folklore

Taylor Swift’s most recent album Folklore has been met with enthusiastic and vociferous acclaim. The Guardian saw fit to award it five stars and praised its emotional acuity. It took BuzzFeed all of four days to put together a quiz assigning each viewer’s personality a song from the album. Even the Financial Times set aside Read More…

Cultures Film & TV

Sexism, Colourism and Aunty Gaze: A Review of Indian Matchmaking

Like the majority of my South Asian friends (and my mum’s friends and cousins and aunties who aren’t really aunties), I was inexplicably drawn to Netflix’s new show Indian Matchmaking. Arranged marriages are something that are very commonly associated with the South Asian community, but not something that has happened in my family for quite Read More…