politics

politics

should you care about the eu elections this week?

Here's a handy breakdown of what these elections actually are about, why they could matter and who's backing what.
Marie Le Conte
2 days ago
News

the uk’s abortion laws are no better than alabama

Amnesty International UK today condemned Alabama’s “horrifying” new abortion regulations, but reminded people to look a little closer to home, where women in Northern Ireland can face life in prison for terminating their pregnancies.
Roisin Lanigan
5.15.19
Culture

the new aoc netflix doc shows the need for emotion in politics

'Knock Down The House' has been criticised as a feel-good movie for liberals, but its point is that winning is hard and “the machine” will nearly always win in the end. What it offers is hope, and a reminder that emotions matter, especially now.
Marie Le Conte
5.6.19
News

party leaders release new pledge to target climate change in the uk

After Greta Thunberg visited the UK, politicians sat down to discuss the next steps for avoiding ecological apocalypse.
Roisin Lanigan
4.24.19
straight ups

nigerian youth on the change they want to see

Nigeria is about to vote in a new president, and the outcome will have a vast impact on the country's youth, who make up over half of the population. 17-year-old photographer Isabel Okoro captured her peers and asked them what they want for the country.
Isabel Okoro
2.13.19
Opinion

sharan dhaliwal: what does britishness mean in 2019?

Sharan Dhaliwal is a British-Indian woman who was working in the Houses of Parliament on March 22nd when it was attacked by Khalid Masood.
Sharan Dhaliwal
1.2.19
Opinion

ciaran thapar: what does britishness mean in 2019?

For Ciaran Thapar, a mixed race youth worker living in Brixton, Britishness is an endless pilgrimage back and forth between different sets of opposing poles.
Ciaran Thapar
1.2.19
Opinion

hydall codeen: what does britishness mean in 2019?

For writer Hydall Codeen, Britain today has become the embodiment of an irresolvable argument.
Hydall Codeen
1.2.19
Opinion

clive martin: what does britishness mean in 2019?

Journalist Clive Martin left London in 2017, disenchanted by the city he grew up in. In search of an alternative Britain, he headed for the north.
Clive Martin
1.2.19
Opinion

charlie brinkhurst-cuff: what does britishness mean in 2019?

Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff is the deputy editor of 'Gal-dem'. Her debut book, 'Mother Country', looks at what Britishness means to the children and grandchildren of the Windrush generation.
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
1.2.19
Opinion

candice carty-williams: what does britishness mean in 2019?

Candice Carty-Williams's debut novel 'Queenie' tells the story of a 25-year-old black woman living in London, straddling two cultures.
Candice Carty-Williams
1.2.19
Culture

these films tackled the major social issues of 2018

Using creativity to fight back against crushing global politics.
Jade Jackman
12.19.18
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