By Aminah Hashmi, BA Politics and International Relations I’ll just come out and say it: the pretence of objectivity hinders good journalism. Good journalism is not just presenting ‘what happened,’ it contextualises the event and… Read More »The Facade of Objectivity: We Can Do Better
By Gabriel Mullins, BA History “The tension was clear between the traditionalism of the school and the progressivism that the institution’s very existence demands.” Much has changed in the last 60 years, but there has… Read More »From the archives: Afrasian and how we changed for the better
By Felix Flanagan, BA Politics “As Greece battles unprecedented wildfires, it is stories of arson and conspiracy that have captured the country’s popular imagination, rather than concern from the climate crisis.” This summer Greece was… Read More »Greece wildfires: A summer of catastrophe and conspiracy
By Joel Bennett – BSc Politics, Philosophy and Economics “The path to national liberation was a long and hard-fought struggle for the politically disenfranchised Black, Indian, and mixed-race populations.” The 27th of April 1994 remains… Read More »South Africa: The Rainbow Nation Divided
By Anon Yu Henriksen, BA International Relations and Korean ‘Do you want anything to drink?’ The first question that greets me as I approach the trolley standing right outside the SOAS gates exudes generosity. This… Read More »Free Meals, Every Day. Who, Why and How?