politics

The Myth of the Statue

Following Boris Johnson’s comments on the removal of Oxford’s Cecil Rhodes statue, Edmund Kelly explores why statues don’t celebrate a shared history at all.



Double sided statues: why we need to rethink history

‘It’s easier to look at a statue of Lenin and see the two sides of the history that he represents because, at least for me, he isn’t an immediate part of my cultural heritage.’

Elizabeth Reynard explores the dual nature of history that our statues represent.







Oxford MP Anneliese Dodds appointed Shadow Chancellor

Anneliese Dodds, MP for Oxford East, has been named as Keir Starmer’s Shadow Chancellor to replace the outgoing John McDonnell. This comes the day after Starmer was elected to take over from Jeremy Corbyn as…