Written by Oliver Toms A historic win for the Liberal Democrats in the Chesham and Amersham demonstrated the realignment happening in English politics, and that Conservative focus on its northern seats may cost losses in the south. With the next general election three years away are we seeing the start of the Conservative downfall? The… Read More Chesham & Amersham Byelection – The First Orange brick in the Blue Wall
Written by Bhavika Malik and Ahhana Verma Homosexuality and variance in gender identity were accepted and even embraced in ancient India. Artworks and tales of Hindu mythology, scriptures, statues, and sculptures recovered from the olden days indicate the presence of a third gender – which many scholars speculate was an antiquated term for the LGBTQ+… Read More Systemic Erasure of LGBTQ+ Community from Indian Schools
Written by Jack Vines A bizarre and unnerving news story unfolded in Belarus last week after a commercial Ryanair flight was diverted and two passengers removed from the plane. The incident occurred on Sunday 23rd May when flight FR4978 was diverted to Minsk International Airport in Belarus. The flight was en-route from Athens, Greece to… Read More Intercepted over Belarus: The story of Ryanair flight FR4978
Written by Rob MacFarlane As the production and rollout of vaccines continues to progress worldwide, there are concerns that successes may be undermined by people not taking their doses when they are called upon to do so. Vaccine hesitancy can have a host of causes among populations, the most common being associated with skepticism around… Read More Vaccine Hesitancy: should we be worried about uptake rates?