If we really want to tackle racial injustice, then ‘Stop and Search’ must be left in the past

During the last election, the Conservative party pledged to tackle knife crime around the UK. In their manifesto, they introduced the policy of Serious Violence Reduction Orders (SVROs). Under this … Continue reading If we really want to tackle racial injustice, then ‘Stop and Search’ must be left in the past

An investigation into the ‘Big Three’ of international cricket

Does the huge disparity between wages paid by cricket’s ‘Big Three’ and the rest of the Test cricket nations have an effect on results? Budding young sports journalist Leo McGuinn … Continue reading An investigation into the ‘Big Three’ of international cricket

The Incoherence of American Individualism

What follows is a thought-provoking guest piece from young journalist Polly Nash. I’m fascinated by the power that the ‘American Dream’ has over the populace. The idea that there is … Continue reading The Incoherence of American Individualism

Gender equality is about men and women!

I’ll keep this intro shorter than usual, as what follows is an insightful long read. This was sent in by Faza Qadiri, who has a fantastic blog you can find … Continue reading Gender equality is about men and women!

East meets West…

This piece was sent in by aspiring journalist Maia Flora. She tackles a really interesting subject, that of relationships between mixed race couples. In our discussion for this piece, Maia … Continue reading East meets West…

The fire that destroyed Europe’s largest refugee camp has been burning since 2015

This piece was written by aspiring journalist Lilia Sebouai. She tackles the ongoing refugee crisis, specifically the horrific events that have recently occurred in Moria, one of Europe’s largest refugee … Continue reading The fire that destroyed Europe’s largest refugee camp has been burning since 2015

The 10 most underrated batsmen of the 21st Century

Today, I want to write a little piece on the sport I love – cricket. I know our blogs usually focus on culture, politics and many more of life’s issues, … Continue reading The 10 most underrated batsmen of the 21st Century

Can looking after your wealth improve your health?

This following article was written by Thomas Fairbank, host of the excellent MoneyEd podcast. Thomas is on a quest to help young adults become more astute and confident with their … Continue reading Can looking after your wealth improve your health?

Sustainable fashion: how can we make a change?

The following blog has been sent in by Claudia Thomas, who has previously written an incredibly insightful piece on homelessness for our site. The subject matter of this blog is … Continue reading Sustainable fashion: how can we make a change?

Why are we hostile to immigrants?

The following piece is a condensed version of the final episode of our podcast series on racism. Make sure you check out the series if you haven’t yet!    Governments throughout … Continue reading Why are we hostile to immigrants?

Now is not the time to stand still: take charge of your future and apply to university

The following opinion piece has been sent in by Ruki Heritage, Director of Student Experience at the University of Bedfordshire. She details important factors that potential university students should be … Continue reading Now is not the time to stand still: take charge of your future and apply to university

“You May Never Understand, But You Can Try”

The following piece is written by 22 year-old Ken Livingstone who grew up in Manchester. Much like the previous piece uploaded to the blog, Ken provides a first-hand account of … Continue reading “You May Never Understand, But You Can Try”