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Goodbye Comrade: Heather Heyer

Emily Beatrice Morris | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Emily Beatrice Morris

Heather, I'm paying attention and I am outraged.

Trump's Condemnation Of The America He Encouraged

James Woods | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Politics
James Woods

The problem is the alt-right is not keen to debate and reason, they hate political correctness, love Trump and probably won't read evidence based arguments against the things they believe in. I feel the only way we can fight this kind of hatred is by shaming those who do it, make those who parade Nazi flags and racist slogans around our streets feel ashamed of their vile views and make sure they know it is not socially acceptable to be racist or homophobic. We need to stamp out hatred peacefully and do it quickly before it catches.

Why Theatre Is One Of The Most Important Tools For Social Justice

Nilaja Sun | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Entertainment
Nilaja Sun

I am from the Lower East Side of New York. A beautifully diverse neighbourhood filled to the brim with colour, life, and the stamp of the immigrant experience. Growing up, I felt the beauty of the diversity, delighted in the taste of foods from all over the world and absorbed the sound of the many accents that dominated this unique part of the Big Apple.

'Fire And Fury' - Are Trump's War Games Straight From This Book?

Jay McCarthy | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK Politics
Jay McCarthy

The tense stand off between the US and North Korea continues to escalate, after Donald Trump gave a dire warning to Kim Jong-il in response to his thr...

Nagasaki Day

Carine Bambara | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK
Carine Bambara

On this day we remember when a nuclear bomb was dropped on the city of Nagasaki in Japan on the 9th August 1945, completely obliterating the city, killing over 200,000 women, men, and children.

In Response to Piers Morgan's Column on Trump and 'The Transgenders'

Tegan Marlow | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK Politics
Tegan Marlow

I get that this is a relatively new concept for a lot of people, especially those of an older generation. But I just find it baffling that people like Piers Morgan can be so openly "accepting" of trans rights, yet still so bitter and reluctant to educate himself about everything else associated with it. So forgive me if I'm not buying his faux-liberalism just yet.

Let Amy Schumer Make You Feel Icky So Your Daughters Can Be Free

Ellyn Daniels | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Comedy
Ellyn Daniels

Amy Schumer is not fat. Vaginas smell. Men need to go down on women and talking about all of that is what makes Amy Schumer brave; not her posing semi-nude for a photo. And expressing what it truly feels like to be a woman in a man's world is not crude, it's liberating. Maybe watching The Leather Special makes you feel icky now, but it might free your daughter from feeling ashamed later.

Arizona's Adventureland

Black Tomato | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

The rugged jewel of the American Southwest, Arizona is filled with both beautiful and truly epic landscapes that promise breathtaking adventure. Expansive mountain ranges, winding canyons, and lush desert crisscrossed with robust walking trails, and even the opportunity to soar above otherworldly desertscapes--this state simply begs exploration.

Labour's Promise Of A Better, Fairer Britain

Ian Hodson | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Politics
Ian Hodson

In recent times, I can recall no General Election holding as much importance as this one. This is an election which will define and shape the future of generations to come.

How To Get What You Want Through SHEER Persistence

Stella Ralfini | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Stella Ralfini

Why Marmite? Because I know I'm an acquired taste and my mistake first time around was that I wasn't honest enough in my dating site profile. Stupidly, I joined the flock and wrote roughly what everyone else said - you know, polite tinkle of china tea cups stuff.

Kissimmee, Florida For Thrill-Seekers – 8 Of The Best White Knuckle Attractions

The Huffington Post | Jackie Gallego | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Stay in Kissimmee and you’re minutes away from the world-famous theme parks. Get your kicks on classics like Walt Disney’s Space Mountain, new arr...

Coachella Fashion: The Best Street Style Ever (And Not A Flower Crown In Sight)

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Style

Festival season has long been associated with peace signs, flower crowns and swinging beads. But as Coachella 2017 approaches, we’re remembering so...

"Q:And babies? A: And Babies." Trump Finally Realises Assad Is A Very Bad Man

Jay McCarthy | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK
Jay McCarthy

I will never forget the first time I saw the infamous Vietnam War protest poster, titled "Q: And babies? A: And Babies." As a young girl, I stared tra...

The March Of Renewable Energy Is Unstoppable Even By President Trump

Adnan Al-Daini | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK
Adnan Al-Daini

President Trump's energy policy is doomed to failure as it comes into collision with economic reality. The advance of renewable energy sources is now unstoppable. So here is my prediction: the keystone pipeline will not get built and new coal mines will not be opened in the US or anywhere else in the world.

To James Baldwin: On The Occasion Of Raoul Peck's I Am Not Your Negro (2016)

David McAlmont | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Entertainment
David McAlmont

You've long been my hero because your words found me and you seemed to know of me before I knew of myself. Your words still find me. I am ever open to them. I too, once upon a time, felt a cold, concrete church floor at my back, as I looked up at a congregation of tall saints.

American Words That Stun Brits

Toni Hargis | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK
Toni Hargis

In my years of writing about British and American language and customs, "Don't say fanny" is probably my first instruction to Americans visiting the UK. "Fanny" isn't the only American word that can render a Brit gob smacked though.

How would education suffer without aid from the USA?

Aaron Benavot | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Politics
Aaron Benavot

Last week, White House officials said that President Trump would increase military spending by $54 billion, taking funds from domestic programs and fo...

Navigating The Minefield Of US Travel Bans

Frank Brehany | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK
Frank Brehany

The news that President Trump is about to sign yet another Executive Order, which will apparently reinstate the Muslim Travel Ban into the United Stat...

How Should We Report Politics In A 'Post-Truth' Age?

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

The media has been criticised for its reporting of the US presidential election campaign and the EU referendum. Several media outlets were accused of biased coverage and excessive focus on personalities rather than policies. Journalists working on these two campaigns have had to determine how to report on politicians' false claims.

The Evidential Argument Against The Death Penalty

Iris Maxfield | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Iris Maxfield

While President Trump continues to describe fact checkers as fake news it is vital to uphold our relationship with the truth, keeping communication avenues open between different sides of an argument as opposed to ignoring those we perceive as enemies and working to understand solutions together.

Trump, Tennyson, And Power In 2017

Alex Murtough | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK Politics
Alex Murtough

Head to Charing Cross Road, work your way through the buzz of people and languages, and then take a right just before you tail towards Trafalgar Squar...

March Into Tech - The Battle For Equality Will Be Fought In Code

Lucy Ward | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Tech
Lucy Ward

The last couple of weeks in global politics proves that the average woman still has to fight for her right to be heard. Hundreds and thousands of wome...

The Adventure Seekers Guide To The Palm Beaches

Black Tomato | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

With beautiful year-round climates and incredible landscapes, The Palm Beaches lends itself to outdoor adventure. Add to this an array of fascinating underwater marine life, impressive waves, stunning cycle paths and scenic hiking routes, and you'll understand exactly why this US hot-spot is fast becoming a highlight for adventure-aficionados.

Why Trump Won't Tear Us Apart (In Britain, At Least)

Steve Ballinger | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Politics
Steve Ballinger

Stopping Trump will be difficult - he is, after all, the elected President of the United States - and it is largely the job of his opponents on the other side of the Atlantic. Making clear what we think of his policies, and their impact on people in the UK and all over the world, is more achievable. Most importantly, we should be more ambitious in defining that 'we'.

I Was Wrong - America Needs To Protest And Stand Up To Trump And His Muslim Ban

James Barber | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Politics
James Barber

How can Donald Trump call himself the 'Leader of the Free World' when he is stripping 134 million Muslims of their freedom to come into the so called 'Centrepiece of the Free World'. I'm sorry to break it to you, but America is no longer free.