Come on, guys. We’re better than this. I have never been a supporter of the Conservative party. I do not agree with the majority of their policies. However, by virtue of my upbringing a large number of my friends (though, admittedly, not at University) are conservatives. They are not all evil people, who have an… Read More Where did it all go wrong?
This comment article was originally published in the University of Bristol’s student newspaper, Epigram. Even with mental health issues in the spotlight, the University continues to make the avoidable mistake of putting deadlines in the same week. It is a disgrace. At University you have to stretch yourself. Try new things, excel yourself academically, make life-long… Read More The University doesn’t consider mental health when setting clashing deadlines
Jeremy Corbyn is going to win his second leadership election. But he will never win a general election. His poll numbers are dire, and his policies are extremely distant from that ‘election-winning’ middle ground that was so well occupied by Blair, Cameron and even Thatcher. The party is being run by members of the hard-left… Read More Labour MPs have to jump ship, for the good of the country.
Politically and ideologically, the two men may seem polar opposites, but there are more similarities between the two than first meets the eye.… Read More 5 Reasons Why Corbyn and Trump are Oddly Similar
Lin Manuel-Miranda’s genius cannot be underestimated. When the audacious composer put pen to paper on a hip-hop remake of the founding of the United States, he could not possibly have anticipated what he would start. Hamilton is on course to become the greatest musical ever produced. The rhythms, the bass lines, the lyrics, and the… Read More Hamilton is one of Theatre’s Greatest
Oh how we gawped, mocked and watched in amazement as America chose its republican nominee. Americans hey? They’re all racist, ignorant or both. If the 23rd of June marked the loss of anything, it was the loss of Britain’s moral high ground against extremist politics around the world. To start, the remarkable rise of the… Read More Extremism is back. But this time, it comes from the left.
*THIS PIECE WAS WRITTEN BEFORE THE EU REFERENDUM RESULT* 2016 will be a year etched in political history. A year where an outspoken celebrity outsider made an audacious attempt at the most powerful office in the world. A year where the United Kingdom made a crucial decision. A year where hate returned to politics. “Hate”… Read More The Politics of Hate