Maciej Garztecki
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Comment: What uni has taught me about money

This time last year I had just begun a part-time job that temporarily halted an increasing slide into debt and financial turmoil. Despite this, looming overdraft disasters coupled with dodgy loanshark funds threatened to end my studies at LSE entirely. …

Comment: This Lent, I’m giving up loving Boris Johnson

This piece is written under a pseudonym. Post-election Boris Johnson is a very different Prime Minister from his pre-election self. The man I once loved is no more.  There was so much to love about Boris in 2019. From his…

Comment: The last man standing in the War on Drugs

In response to ‘Green Beast: LSE Should Stigmatize, Not Normalise Marijuana Use’, published online 01/02/2020: a piece arguing that the negative psychological effects of marijuana require a rethink of the current trend of normalising the drug.  I work in the…

To survive, the BBC must learn from Fox News

This article has been written under a pseudonym. What can America’s best news network teach the BBC? As the Conservatives’ rule progresses, the BBC is confronted by its impending demise.  This has come in the shadow of well-founded accusations from…

Green Beast: LSE Should Stigmatise, Not Normalise Marijuana Use

What should we think about when we consider legalising cannabis?  One sultry summer afternoon in the middle of 2017, I sat on the edge of Oxford’s Thames River stretch smoking weed with some friends. They were kayakers who both had…