Molly Blackall
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BSc. International Relations and History student, proud Mancunian and Comment Editor at The Beaver.

Britain Has Class

LSE alumni launch charity challenging Britain’s class problem in Parliament Wednesday 28th February marked the launch of a new charity, ‘Britain Has Class’, founded by recent LSE graduates Chris Fairley and Ronda Daniels alongside LSE’s General Secretary Mahatir Pasha and…

Low Expectations and Even Lower Water Pressure

I can only apologise for what has been an inexcusable break in blog posting. I am sure this literary drought has been of great trauma to the whole of my committed and extensive fanbase, as I starved you of your…

‘Me Too’: Shock, Solidarity, and Sexual Assault

This week, the internet was flooded with one simple statement: “me too”. Women all over the world came together on social media to share that they too had been the victims of sexual harassment or assault. Understated but remarkably poignant,…

Falling Flat: My Forage into London Housing

Remarkably, I have made it to second year, and begin the new academic year with unbridled enthusiasm for my studies and a burning desire to truly know the causes of things. Even more remarkably, the Beaver have invited me to…

The Best Friend’s Best Friend – A Freshers Phenomenon

I like to think that I’m a very reasonable person. I’m a nice gal. But at the moment I’m being faced with a real dilemma, a proper moral test. It’s similar to when you meet your new partner’s ex, or…

Lent Term – The Time for Giving Up?

Well, God knows how we’ve got here, but according to my timetable we’re almost at the end of second term. This means the inevitable; exams are approaching. I reckon you could probably tell the beginning of exam season just from…

Halloween – The Rise and Fall of Molly’s Principles

It’s that time of year again. It’s Halloween. Perhaps the most bizarre of all the strange festivities, each year I moan for the entirety of October, lamenting about how capitalism is abusing popular culture to rip us all off. You…

Election Night: Cold Hearts, Warm Pints

It started well. I must admit that it did start well. The screens were blaring, the coffee had been chugged, the power naps were had and the vibes were good.There were hot dogs. Being the inclusive liberals we are, there…