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UKIP won't be kingmakers, but could embarrass the political elite

None of the UK parties have begot the results that were expected or even that they promised in recent memory. For the ruling ...

Protesters in Egypt's Tahrir Square. Photo: Joseph Hill @Flickr

Egypt – a revolution of the heart and the mind

There were songs, chants, flags, fireworks—our favorite street had suddenly transformed into a platform for celebration. Twenty-four hours earlier, it had been ...

The strict distinction between masculinity and femininity is harmful for gay men. Photo: boredbyheaven @Flickr

Gay men need feminism

We’ve all heard them: “Stop crying like a girl,” “don’t be such a pansy,” “he talks like a little girl.” Phrases meant ...

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UKIP won't be kingmakers, but could embarrass the

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Protesters in Egypt's Tahrir Square. Photo: Joseph Hill @Flickr

Egypt – a revolution of the heart and

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The strict distinction between masculinity and femininity is harmful for gay men. Photo: boredbyheaven @Flickr

Gay men need feminism

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The continued desensitizing of sexism only negates progress. Photo: Joe Evans

Progressive? Try regressive on for size.

Joe Evans still feels uncomfortable with the ingrained levels of misogyny and sexism evident in our daily lives, and looks forward to a time when gender roles are no more and masculinity can lose its bad reputation

Joshua Wong - a new face for conflict through engagement. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Dying for democracy

As the idea of democracy faces the batons in Hong Kong, Joe Evans wants us all to realise how much power we actually have

The strict distinction between masculinity and femininity is harmful for gay men. Photo: boredbyheaven @Flickr

Gay men need feminism

Marcus Johns explains why feminism is beneficial for gay men, and why current standards of masculinity are harmful for everyone

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UKIP won’t be kingmakers, but could embarrass the political elite

With the general election just around the corner, could UKIP be the party to change the way we see Westminster?

Protesters in Egypt's Tahrir Square. Photo: Joseph Hill @Flickr

Egypt – a revolution of the heart and the mind

Haughty ideals are only half a revolution, Marina Iskander argues the most permeating revolutions come from the heart

A child carries the flag of Palestine. Photo: rustystewart @Flickr

Should we criticise Israel?

Ben Farren criticises Israel as a people, a state, and a force whilst Deepanshi retorts self-defence is an immutable right in the face of terrorism

Consumer culture stifles the very attributes we should strive for. Photo: Neil Girling @ Flickr

Consumerism is imprisoning us… in bars of freedom.

Consumerism is making us all crazy; Joe Evans has been unstrapped to tell us all why

Fast food is not our only temptation, but it is our most obvious in the 21st century. Photo: dongkwan @Flickr

Pigging out

It’s not too late to save our bacon, argues Alexander Newton

The true extent of Google's monopoly continues to spread. Photo: PatrickBarry@Flickr

Keep your word—”Don’t be Evil”, Google.

Google is on track for world domination and nobody, not even Joe Evans, is going to stop them

Facebook is already known to be addictive. But will we be using it for more and more? Photo: 2wenty @Flickr

Facebook may soon promote extremism

Lauren Wills: Facebook is an egotistical façade perfect for extremism, and it’s going to get worse.

We all spend far too much time on Facebook. Photo: West McGowan @Flickr

Does social media connect people?

David Brierley and Samuel Gilmore respond to the pressing question about the imposing effects of social media; is it, or is it not beneficial?

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The Instagram Effect

Marina Iskander discusses the unobtainably high standards that we set ourselves on social media.