In The Media

Stephen Hawking Takes Jeremy Hunt to the High Court

It’s no secret that the NHS is in trouble. The increased cuts in funding has of course had a dire effect on services, and it seems the only solution Jeremy Hunt and the government have is privatisation. NHS England is due to hold a national 12-week consultation on the contracting …

Dear Jamie Oliver, Obesity is Not the Problem, it’s the Symptom

Jamie Oliver is under fire (again) this week for his latest apparent attack on the poor. In an effort to halve ‘childhood obesity’ in Scotland by 2030, Nicola Sturgeon confirmed during a meeting with Jamie Oliver that Scotland will ban price-cutting and two-for-one style promotions on sweets, crisps and other …

Waitrose’s ‘Healthy Eating Specialists’ are a Recipe for Fatphobia

Waitrose have announced that they’re introducing ‘healthy eating specialists’ on the shop floors of their stores, who will provide ‘nutritional help’ to customers as they go about their shopping. This follows research conducted by the supermarket, where they found that around half of shoppers would say that they don’t feel …

#Next100Years: What’s Next in the Fight for Equality?

Happy International Women’s Day 2018!  This year is something of a milestone for women’s rights – on February 6th 1918, The Representation of the People Act was passed, giving certain women over the age of 30 a vote and the right to stand for Parliament. This year, many have been celebrating 100 years since this …

Brewdog Pink IPA isn’t Just a Marketing Ploy

With the advent of International Women’s Day, many companies will be bringing out twee pink items to jump on the trend, and at first glance Brewdog were just the latest in a long line. This afternoon, a “beer for girls” Pink IPA was launched and garnered much criticism. But the campaign …