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Ewan Somerville

A-Level student and Green Party member

I'm a 17 year-old A-Level student from Devon, England, currently studying History, Sociology and English Literature. I aim to study Politics and International Relations at university, with the long-term goal of pursuing a career as a multimedia journalist, reporting internationally across television, radio, in print and online.

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Trump's Assault On Climate Change Is Capitalism At Its Worst: Civil Society Must Resist

The beast of capitalism has slid under most noses for too long, but now it is exhibited within the White House for all to see. Trump and his team are not 'maniacs', the world has not 'gone mad'. No these people know exactly what they are doing, and they love such escapist labels. It is precisely us, civil society, that must stop them in their tracks with this loud and clear message: you may have ruled the world until now, but no longer.
29/03/2017 11:05 BST

Dear The Daily Mail: Here In Devon, We Welcome Refugees

I sincerely hope that the refugees that have arrived here in North Devon are unaware of the words that are being written in some quarters in the British press. What is certain is that we could not have done more to welcome these children, and I feel proud to have played my part by speaking out, ensuring their new lives here in the UK are the best they can possibly be.
01/11/2016 13:49 GMT

Contrary to the Headlines, Athletics Is Clean and Rio Will Be Incredible

With the Rio Olympics fast approaching, track and field athletics is once again embroiled in scandal, controversy, and disgust. Or in the media it is. On Friday night I was lucky enough to bear witness to the electricity meter at the London Olympic Stadium explode with the buzz of the Anniversary Games. It was just fantastic for the world to focus solely on the talent...
25/07/2016 12:36 BST