Why Decolonising our universities is important

By, Halimo Hussein, Co-President for Equality and Liberation   Decolonising the curriculum recently hit the headlines again with the uproar from right wing media in response to comments made by Lola Olufemi, the Women’s Officer at Cambridge Students Union. Lola was scrutinised because of a letter she put forward to academic staff calling for the […]

Finally, Saudi Arabia’s Arab Spring

By, Maya Alsughaiyer, BA Politics and World Philosophies The current Saudi king, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, is 81 years old and suffers from Alzheimer’s. But this is anything but representative of the Saudi society where 70 percent of the population is under the age of 30 and roughly 25 percent are unemployed. The pressure […]

The Chagossians’ right to return home

By Thea Busuttil (MSc Violence, Conflict and Justice) Decolonisation is not a thing of the past. The Golden Age of the British Empire has long been over but its remnants still linger. A few islands around the world are still British colonies, and in the Indian Ocean, somewhere under the Maldives and to the right of […]

The Harvey Weinstein Mania

By Naela Cruz (BA Studies of Religions and World Philosophies) There is nothing surprising about a sexual predator lurking behind the scenes of Hollywood. The Harvey Weinstein mania hardly shocks many of those who are aware of sexual assaults that happen every day at work, school, and practically everywhere else. The main pattern that seems […]

The Most Friendless People in the World

By Arooj Sultan (BA Economic and Politics) Last Friday, in a report released by the United Nations Children’s Fund, it was stated that an estimated 340,000 Rohingya children are living in dismal, insalubrious conditions in Bangladeshi refugee camps, where they have little to no access to enough food, water, shelter and healthcare. The 600,000 Rohingya […]