Natalia Hildebrand
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Comment: Socialise or save lives? Our incompetence in the face of COVID-19

‘We have now had our first cases of COVID-19 within the LSE community’ wrote Dr Shafik on March 13th in an email to all students and staff. If this wasn’t upsetting enough in itself, we were then informed that campus…

A culture of complicity? London’s culture vultures and BP’s bankrolling of the British Museum

London’s students are often unapologetically passionate about two things: culture and the environment. In a society where British Petroleum (BP) is financing the majority of the British Museum’s temporary exhibits, these two devotions are incompatible. BP’s sponsorship of the British…

Deadly virus, deadlier rhetoric

On the 30th of January, the 2019 novel coronavirus was declared a global emergency by the World Health Organisation (WHO). As of February 16th, 69,000 people have been infected and 1,699 have died. Whilst these statistics are certainly disturbing, they…