Interviews

CloseTheLockdownGap with Mustafaen Kamal

Oliver Bater speaks with Mustafaen Kamal, who has founded an initiative to provide free tuition to students worst affected by the latest government and is looking to Oxford Students for help.

“For a country that is at the forefront of education, with some of the world’s leading universities, to face this level of inequality is startling. The fact that an initiative like ours even exists seems to me quite a damning statement about the political situation in the UK. Our aim is to arrange 100,000 hours of tuitions for students, and we hope that the expertise of our tutors can help make up for some of the time lost in the classroom.”

Current Affairs

Oxfam report exposes ‘The Era of Extreme Carbon Inequality’

In the 25 years between 1990 and 2015, humanity doubled the amount of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere, in a period of unprecedented and highly unequal emissions growth. According to a new report by Oxfam, conducted with the Stockholm Environment Institute, during this time, the richest 1 per cent of the world’s population were Read More…

Opinion

COVID-19: We are not in this together

COVID-19, or any other disease for that matter, is not ‘a great leveller’. To treat it as such is an insult to millions of people all over the world, for whom the global pandemic will only exacerbate their current conditions while mainstream narratives continue to tell them ‘we’re all in this together’. We are not.  Read More…