Interviews Media

Cancel culture and pandemic prevention with The Cosmic Skeptic

Many young people are drawn to the idea of starting their own YouTube channel. Not so many follow through on that idea. Even fewer start a channel that goes on to amass 350,000 subscribers, and start a podcast off the back of its success. Alex O’Connor is one of those few; through his channel, CosmicSkeptic, Read More…

Current Affairs

Poland: Arrest of trans-activist and the escalation against LGBTQ+ protestors

Condemnation falls yet again on Poland following escalations between police and LGBTQ+ protestors in the state’s capital on Friday evening. Protestors gathered on the historic Warsaw street, Krakowskie Przedmieście, to show opposition against the decision to place LGBTQ+ trans-activist Margot—or Michal Sz. as she is known to police—under two months arrest. The cause of this Read More…

Current Affairs

UK landowners failing on tree coverage

A recent Friends of the Earth study has found that England’s biggest landowners “don’t have anywhere near enough trees on their land”. On the Duchy of Cornwall’s estate, woodland cover stands at 6%, whilst on the Church of England’s land, this falls to only 3%. In an open letter, Friends of the Earth is calling Read More…

Books Culture

Girl, Woman, Other: the multifaceted reality of Black British womanhood

Bernadine Evaristo opens her eighth novel with a dedication that reads: “For the sisters & the sistas & the sistahs & the sistren & the women & the womxn & the wimmin & the womyn & our brethren & our bredrin & our brothers & our bruvs & our men & our mandem & the Read More…