10 August 2020
Truth and Trust: the Rise and Fall of the Expert
“Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'”
29 July 2020
'Are we attracted to Fascism?'
An essay that seeks to answer whether the human species inherently craves Fascism, by analysing the works of key political sociologists, pyschologists, and philosophers.
4 July 2020
‘Locked In A Cage’
On the 4th of July, America’s Independence Day, we seek to answer: Is the American Dream a lie?
16 June 2020
‘The Social Contract’
A philosophical analysis of the Black Lives Matter movement which seeks to discuss: a) what are the roots of inequality? And b) is violent protest more effective than non-violent alternatives?
10 June 2020
Racism isn't just an American problem
In light of recent protests, it's important to reflect on the issue within our own country.
12 June 2020
Instaviews with documentary producer Jay Martin
Join us Friday at 1pm to chat film-making and the 2017 snap election
12 March 2020
You've got mail: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Ah AOC, political golden girl, former bartender and the dread of all white news readers everywhere - this ones for you.
27 January 2020
Brexit and You: the likely costs of leaving
Out of some mix of morbid curiosity and twisted sense of duty, I have forced myself to wade through horrendous political jargon to find things to translate into human-speak.
21 January 2020
Don’t be a stranger to politics - why you should visit the Houses of Parliament
The Houses of Parliament is at the centre of political life for MPs, but UK residents can also visit. I decided to take a trip to Westminster and find out why it is vital to exercise our democratic right to visit Parliament.
23 December 2019
Want My Job? with Trevor Perfect, producer and musician
The protest song is alive and well, in no small part thanks to the work of Red Eye
19 November 2019
Should Art be censored?
For my Gold Arts Award, I have chosen to explore the issue of ' Should art be censored ' because I find 'Freedom of Expression in the Arts and Entertainment ' to be an influential part of artistic expression and believe art shouldn't need censorship.
30 October 2019
General election called for 12 December
Boris Johnson gets his election on the fourth time of asking
11 October 2019
Interview with STIGMAcollective, theatre companyand creators of "right left with heels"
"The play is an epic journey spanning over 60 years of post-war European history, told from the perspective of 2 Nazi shoes. Yeah, pretty standard everyday concept...!"
29 August 2019
What does prorogation mean, and how will this impact Brexit?
Johnson’s decision for an extended Parliamentary recess has worrying implications for democracy
8 August 2019
Jena Friedman: Miscarriage of Justice
The set had a strong start and Friedman has a great wit, but to stay on-board you need a good knowledge of American Politics and culture.
2 August 2019
The cruel joke of Boris Johnson
With Boris Johnson as our new PM, we have one of the most easily mockable PMs for a long time but does joking about him help or hinder him?
27 June 2019
British politics is broken
Three years since the Brexit vote and we have lost two prime ministers, the opposition, global authority, and the ability to conduct civil political discourse
21 May 2019
What are the main parties saying in their EU manifestos?
In an election we never expected to have, the importance of the outcome cannot be overstated. Make sure you know what it is you’re voting for.