Why we shouldn’t neglect activism through art

Last week, Stormzy broke Twitter (and shook many other forms of media) when he used his platform at the Brit Awards to talk about politics. “Theresa May, where’s the money for Grenfell?”, he asked, “Did you think we just forgot…

Cumberland Lodge – Critique Colonialism in the Queen’s Backyard

A few weeks ago, I was looking forward to the Department of Social Policy’s residential weekend at Cumberland Lodge after hearing many positive reviews. The weekend was advertised as an opportunity to socialise with other students and staff from the…

May must accept the European Research Group’s Brexit ransom demands

In 1212 the English Barons first raised their concerns to King John regarding his dealings with a European power. In a similar move last Wednesday, 62 Eurosceptic MPs, led by the European Research Group’s (ERG) head, Jacob Rees-Mogg, signed a…

Yes, Trump is ‘Almost Certain’ to Lose Re-election in 2020

Nearly a month ago, I wrote an article for this paper arguing that the Democratic Party’s primary contest in 2020 is likely to be a packed field due to President Trump’s poor approval ratings. I was pleasantly surprised to find…

General Secretary Campaigns Kick-off at Hustings

Hustings The initial hustings for the LSESU Lent Term Elections saw General Secretary candidates Zulum Elumogo and Waleed Malik give their first candidate speeches of the electoral cycle. The hustings were held on Wednesday, 28 February. Discounting our three representatives,…

Of Huskies and Hustings

The Wednesday just passed will surely go down as one to remember. The NAB was witness to severe iciness, embarrassing slips and a coldness not usually present at the LSE. Of course, hustings had begun for the upcoming Student Elections.…

Of Huskies and Hustings

The Wednesday just passed will surely go down as one to remember. The NAB was witness to severe iciness, embarrassing slips and a coldness not usually present at the LSE. Of course, hustings had begun for the upcoming Student Elections.…