Global Affairs

EU Vaccine Conflict: Is the EU solely responsible for its unsuccessful vaccine rollout?

“We didn’t shoot for the stars” claimed French President Emmanuel Macron on Greek television channel ERT amidst the current EU vaccine debacle. As countries like the UK and the US are well under way in their inoculation programmes, the EU is lagging behind. The consequences on global health are supplemented by diplomatic tensions between the Read More…

Global Affairs

An Overview of Islamist Violence in Northern Mozambique

Mozambique, like many African nations, hasn’t exactly had a bloodless history. But the recent episode of an Islamic fundamentalist insurgency in its northern province of Cabo Delgado is a whole new chapter. With over two thousand dead and amid concerns for the safety of children and non-combatants, this conflict, despite its staggering volume, is deeply Read More…

Current Affairs Global Affairs

Does The Rise of Bitcoin Mark The End of American Economic Power?

Bitcoin is now worth over £40,000 per coin. What does its rise mean for the dollar, how we perceive money, and American economic power? Existential Dilemmas Money, and the stability of a monetary system are things we take for granted. In fact, the ability for currency to work actually necessitates our taking it for granted: Read More…

Culture The Blueprint

The Blueprint, Issue No. 4—Multicultural Identity

The Blueprint is The Oxford Blue’s brand-new arts publication. Following in the footsteps of Creativity in Crisis, it showcases creative work in a range of artistic media, providing a space to share thoughts, stories and personal experiences. Issue No. 4—Multicultural Identity I am a citizen of the world. Sylvia Beach In today’s age of globalisation, Read More…