Sleaze is Back: What does it mean for the future?

fter miring itself in a highly contentious sleaze scandal involving Conservative MP Owen Paterson, the government hastily backtracked in what must have been one of the fastest U-turns in political history.…

Alfie Penfold

Peronism: A Uniquely Argentine Phenomenon

So how did this bastion of progressivism take its ideology’s namesake from a man who once called Mussolini: “the greatest man ”of the last century? To answer this, we must take a look back at the life of President Juan Perón.…

Antonio Reale

Mirrors of Patriotism in America and England

Any superlative for the most arresting first sentences in literature must consider George Orwell’s works as a serious contender. The historical context of his writing…

Jonathan Stein

As the Spiking Epidemic Grows, Victim Blaming Rhetoric Rears its Ugly Head

Over the course of the past few weeks, the United Kingdom has seen a significant increase in reports of spiking in bars and nightclubs. During the months of September and October, 198 spiking incidents were reported to police across the country.…

Callum Sutherland

Military Zen: Covid Allures the Young into the Military

Perhaps, the single most salient collective social experience for all conscripts is stepping into a barbershop for a buzz cut, that macho crop unpopular among young Korean men. Their friends film the whole process, capturing the moments of surprised reaction and raillery.…

Eunwoo Lee