Pushing Sustainable Fashion and Classism

In recent years, society has become increasingly more concerned with climate change and how we often absentmindedly harm the environment in our day to day lives. Therefore, steps have been made to reduce our carbon footprint; one of which being…

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Volunteering and Activism: Doing Good or Feeling Good?

Since the very moment modern society came into fruition, activism has come hand in hand with its much uglier sibling – performative activism. Performative activism is best described as someone who feigns involvement in a greater movement in order to…

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LGBTQ Rights in Poland: An Update on the Situation by a Polish Queer

The anti-LGBT zones remain firmly established across the country, with an attempt made by the EU to refuse funding under the twinning programme to 6 cities enforcing the anti-LGBT sentiment. While the funding is not going to come from the…

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The Urumqi Massacre and the Subsequent Genocide – My Story As a British Uyghur

In school, we learn about Nazi Germany and the Holocaust – we are constantly reminded of its importance so that history does not repeat itself. I look back at the lessons and think about the irony: we are already facing…

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Personal Branding and Networking for Beginners in 2020

Firms are always looking for graduate talent. However, with the current economic landscape, intakes are being deferred and hiring numbers are lowering, and so opportunities will soon be few and far between. By using this time to develop a personal…

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8 Excellent LGBTQIA+ Films You Must Watch

Presently there has been a greater emphasis on the representation of the LGBTQIA+ community across the entertainment industry. The increasing visibility has led to an increased acceptance and tolerance in society and it has helped those in the community seek…

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Jineology 101 – The Fascinating Intersection of Kurdish Nationalism and Feminism

Kurdish women have an active role in politics as a Kurdish Women’s Movement emerged and developed within the nationalist liberation struggle for an independent socialist Kurdistan and continues to drive this struggle towards an autonomous, democratic nation. Jineology is neither…

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The Problem With ‘Cancel Culture’

In a time of socio-economic and political upheaval when accountability is valued by young people above all else, it's easy to get caught up in the rush of ostracising and condemning those we see as wrongdoers. But amongst the blur…

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