Politics

Broken Politics and False Allegations | A Week in Review

Welcome to A Week in Review, a (mostly) weekly feature where we give you a quick rundown on what’s been going on in the world of politics, activism, and feminism. Because why read the news when you can read a highly condensed summary that essentially tells you the same thing? …

What Does the Independent Group Mean for British Politics?

The MPs breaking away from their parties in favour of the Independent Group show the cracks in established politics, but do they have the authenticity and drive to drum up widespread support for their independent movement? On Monday morning, the Twitter account for Young Labour tweeted: “Though cowards flinch and …

Brave Women and Barbaric Attacks | A Week in Review

Welcome to A Week in Review, a weekly feature where we give you a quick rundown on what’s been going on in the world of politics, activism, and feminism. Because why read the news when you can read a highly condensed summary that essentially tells you the same thing? Every …

Politics, Pills, and Presidencies | A Week in Review

Welcome to A Week in Review, a weekly feature where we give you a quick rundown on what’s been going on in the world of politics, activism, and feminism. Because why read the news when you can read a highly condensed summary that essentially tells you the same thing? Every …

May’s Brexit Plan B is No Different From Her Plan A

The last two weeks of failed Brexit progress clearly show that the trust in Westminster is too weak to heal our country’s divide. The ‘meaningful vote’ for MPs on the terms of the EU withdrawal agreement was originally scheduled to take place prior to the parliamentary winter recess, but had …

Razors, Racism, and Re-Negotiation | A Week in Review

Welcome to A Week in Review, a weekly feature where we give you a quick rundown on what’s been going on in the world of politics, activism, and feminism. Because why read the news when you can read a highly condensed summary that essentially tells you the same thing? Every …

Brexit Chaos? I Blame Henry VIII

Considering the Brexit question yet again, I listen to various MPs talk about the increasing likelihood that we’ll crash out of Europe. They say this sorrowfully, as if to convey that they regret the disaster this would be, but what can they do? The problem is, they say, that there’s …