The Mis-education of Socialism’s Critics

Robert Knight condemns Socialism with Cold War fever, but gets it all wrong. In his recent article, Knight mischaracterizes the nature of socialism and misrepresents the opinions and political goals of the youth referenced. Despite his claim to “know the…

Galvin La Chapelle, Liverpool Street

Galvin La Chapelle is a Michelin starred, ‘Best Restaurant of the Year’ award-winning French restaurant situated around Liverpool Street, and it truly delivers on its reputation. Located in an old chapel (hence the name La Chapelle), the original vaulted ceiling…

The Problem With Apu: when representation becomes problematic

In a time when Aziz Ansari, Riz Ahmed and Mindy Kaling are making huge strides for South Asian representation, we still have Apu. “The Problem With Apu”, American comedian Hari Kondabolu’s truTV documentary that details his decades-old frustration with “The…

“Hello, Gorgeous” is a fitting celebration of Barbra Streisand

“Barbra: The Music, The Mem’ries, The Magic”, now streaming on Netflix, is a glamorous celebration of Barbra Streisand’s stunning musical career to date. As a member of the exclusive “EGOT” club (winners of an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony) and…

Just playin’ around: “Battle of the Sexes” and “The Florida Project”

By Adam Solomons “Battle of the Sexes” isn’t a particularly subtle film, nor is it trying to be. It’s about a primetime tennis exhibition match between Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell), a former world number-one, and Billie Jean King (Emma Stone),…

Response: Bernie Wasn’t Robbed by the DNC

Donna Brazile’s op-ed was ill-timed and arguably unnecessary, but using it to re-litigate a debate over whether Hillary stole the 2016 election at the expense of Bernie is equally unnecessary. Brazile was not in the wrong in writing the Politico…

The Coup in Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe’s removal should not be celebrated too soon On the evening of 14th November Robert Mugabe’s 4 decade hegemony over Zimbabwe came to an abrupt end. As elements of the army seized key positions and surrounded the presidential residence…

What about the guys?

Letter To Editor:15/11/2017 Dear Editor, I think everyone will agree, that Consent Week, the consent workshops, the mandatory consent quizzes for Carol attendees is all a good thing. If all the time taken to undertake such endeavours culminates in just…

Has TV outdone Cinema?

Television today looks very different to what it looked like twenty years ago, and it’s not just because our screens are now flatter. Before “The Sopranos” changed the game, dramatic television was much simpler; individual episodes were often self-contained stories…

bRAG about the Collab

Why collab with RAG (Raising and Giving)? If your society is yet to team up with us, here’s a taste of what you’ve been missing… 1. BIGGER EVENTS. Rag has contacts throughout London (from Freshers Week, Rag Week and beyond)…