A ‘Clare Market Review’ Review

I arrived late the journal’s launch event. Imagine my surprise when I noticed that getting into the room would prove a challenge: the room was packed. The launch of a rather obscure literary journal. Packed a room. At LSE. As…

2019 Film and TV Preview

The silver screen ‘The world has enough superheroes’ claimed last year’s Venom, but clearly no one listened. Prepare for the deluge of super-content. Shazam hopes to follow Aquaman in breathing more life into the turbulent DCEU, whilst the Joaquin Phoenix-led…

Splashing Out At Soho’s Corazón

Mexican cuisine has grown exponentially in influence and presence in the capital over the past 5 years – NSFW montages of stacked tacos and plump, arm-sized burritos are omnipresent and worshipped on London-based Instagram foodie accounts. A food scene that…

John Mearsheimer Exclusive: Why Liberalism is Doomed

The title of this article has been amended to more accurately reflect the views expressed. John Mearsheimer is an American International relations scholar, most notable for his theory of offensive neorealism. He is currently promoting his new book ‘The Great…

Making New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Actually Keep

If you find yourself making the same resolutions every year, it’s time to take a step back and consider making some you’ll actually keep. Luckily, we’re here to guide you through the process.

Alex Selway on RAG and Voluntourism

What does charity mean to you? Charity has always been an important part of how I structure my life and giving back to society has formed a big part of who I am. As nerdy as it is, this passion…

Paul Preston on referendums, reburials, and the far-right in modern Spain

There are few people who can rightfully claim to have devoted their life to one country. Sir Paul Preston (Liverpool, 1946) is one of them. He sat down with The Beaver for generous 1,5-hour conversation about Spain, past and present.…

From Our Mouth to Your Ears

Four new podcasts take you through the New Year. From DJ sets to climate catastrophe, 4 new podcasts mark a shift towards different media forms this year for the Beaver. There is a huge variation in content: from engaging passive…

Mearsheimer DESTROYS Liberals

Mearsheimer lecture on the failure of liberal hegemony On the 17th January, the Department of International Relations and the US Centre hosted speaker John Mearsheimer to discuss his new book The Great Delusion: liberal dreams and international realities. The so…

LSE Gives Peace a Chance

Peace in the 20th Century The LSE Library and the Women’s Library bring LSE students and staff another exhibition in 2019 called ‘Giving Peace a Chance’. It explores the history of peace activism ‘from the League of Nations to Greenham…