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The impact of online campaigns

It is only in recent years that online campaigns have begun to be taken seriously as a campaigning tactic for political parties. Previously, politicians stuck to their conventional methods of door-to-door canvassing, posted leaflets, face-to-face reasoning, and large media campaigns…

What to make of Ellen DeGeneres’ friendship with George Bush

(A still from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSZtjol7mJA ) After being pictured with the former President at a Dallas Cowboys game on October 7th, Ellen DeGeneres has had to defend the unexpected friendship between herself and the 43rd President of the United States. DeGeneres…

Grenfell: Two Years On

“The tragedy provides a once-in-a-generation opportunity to fix the country’s failing social fabric, through changes to democracy, welfare, and housing policy.”

Baghdad to Manchester: Coming to the UK as an Iraqi refugee

In honour of Refugee Week 2019. A written piece to commemorate a journey and internal struggle often experienced by thousands.

First-year survival guide

Around a year ago, I was anxiously searching the internet for positive affirmations and reassurances about university. I was moving to a completely new city, all by myself, and wasn’t really sure what to expect. The number of resources out…