• The TFL Strike

    London grounded to a halt on Thursday 9th July as tube workers decided to strike over the new policies surrounding 24 hour underground services. As expected, many took to social media to shout their woes, not understanding why the unions exercised their right to strike, as all attempts of compromise were insufficient and rejected. With

  • Baltimore Riots: The Big Picture

    Baltimore Riots: The Big Picture

    On April 25th, violence erupted after days of peaceful protest over the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old African American who suffered fatal spine injuries whilst in police custody. After the initial spree of violence, allegedly carried out by just a small group of people, a photograph of rioters standing on a Baltimore police car

  • On Colour Blindness and Calling Out Racism

    On Colour Blindness and Calling Out Racism

    Let me make my position clear from the onset: racism is running rampant in Europe, and an increasing number of voters appear to think the problem will be solved by radical right-wingers. The above statement is born out of almost two decades spent accepting and thereafter fighting a phenomenon known to many as colour blindness,

  • Brazil’s World Cup Protests

    Brazil’s World Cup Protests

    The ongoing public demonstrations in several Brazilian cities are protests in response to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and the preparations for the 2016 Summer Olympics.  As early as January, demonstrations against the World Cup cascaded into street riots in many of Brazil’s cities. The intentions of these protests are to draw attention to Brazil’s persistent problems


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