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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The State of Israel and the Annexation of the West Bank

While it may come as no surprise to you that this annexation, which officially began on the 1st of July 2020 but has since been revealed to be delayed until late July, is extremely bad news for the Palestinian populace,…

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It’s Time to Talk About the Libyan Slave Trade

In the wake of the CNN film recording slave auctions in Libya, there has been a rightful surge in alarm of the thousands of Africans suffering in dehumanising detention centres. After years of failed diplomacy and solitary support, it looks…

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The Tragic Decline of Language in British Schools

Whilst I sat in awe at the proficiency of my French teacher, dreaming to one day speak this language fluently, the rest of my class were often bored, uninterested – frankly, many didn’t see the point in learning something that…

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COVID-19 and Clothing Brands: Pandemic Leads to Surge in Modern Slavery

The notion that corporate accountability and workplace safeguarding have become standard practice is deeply fallacious. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has unveiled the empty promises made by brands claiming to protect the well-being of their employees and exposed corporations’ willingness to…

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Wonder and Time Travel

Time travel is one of those outlandish concepts that has mesmerised and troubled numerous curious minds, whether from a scientific perspective or just innocent speculation. As non-scientists, we may perceive the wonders of science in action as 'miracles' or 'magic'.…

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A Brief History of the Civil Rights Movement in the UK

What do you think of when you hear the words 'Civil Rights Movement'? Probably Martin Luther King Jr's civil rights marches? The Montgomery Bus Boycotts and Rosa Parks? I would guess that what you think of – and what you…

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