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Jessica Abrahams

Journalist

Jessica Abrahams is a freelance journalist who has worked for publications including The Guardian, The Telegraph and Bloomberg News. She is a Maltese and British national and a terrible, terrible cook.

How the Occupy London Protesters Shook the Church

Conor's words reflect a general feeling in the Occupy London camp outside St Paul's cathedral that this is a Church that has lost its way. The protest was never aimed at Christianity; it was intended to challenge the corporate greed of big business but, say the protesters, the cathedral's reaction has highlighted just how pervasive the problem is in our society.
31/10/2011 23:30 GMT

Is Binge-Drinking A Feminist Issue?

Earlier this week, the Cumbria Alcohol and Drug Advisory Service (CADAS) announced their concern about rising levels of binge-drinking amongst young people. Despite the fact that more men than women are admitted to hospital with drinking-related liver disease, CADAS expressed particular concern about young women drinking heavily. And CADAS is not alone.
16/09/2011 12:55 BST