Callum Sutherland

Callum is a graduate in Human Geography from Cardiff University. He is currently aiming to study a Masters in Journalism.

Reading, Berkshire

8 posts

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.…

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Islamophobia after 9/11: the unintended victims of terrorism

September 11th, 2021 marked the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, in which the World Trade Center and The Pentagon, the headquarters for the US Department of Defence, were targeted with hijacked passenger planes. These attacks ultimately claimed almost 3,000 civilian lives…

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Football is not coming home, but racism inevitably extends its stay

Over the course of this summer, the English national football team made its way to the country’s first ever appearance in a European Championship final. In the 6 games en route to the final, numerous players demonstrated their world-class talent, with the likes of Raheem Sterling scoring three goals…

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Ben & Jerry’s and ending sales in the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Leading by example

Following Ben & Jerry's decision to end sales to the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Callum Sutherland investigates the responses and impacts of such a move in the broader context of the 'Boycott. Divest, Sanction' (BDS) movement.…

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The continued plight of Beirut’s residents, 10 months on from a devastating explosion

In August 2020, Lebanon was in the midst of a surge of Coronavirus cases across the country, coupled with a crippling economic crisis that had taken the national poverty rate above 50% of the population and was ongoing since October of the previous year.…

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Ceuta: the final step between African migrants and hope of a better life

Europe has interfered with the migrant crisis in Ceuta, a region under Spanish rule. Is Ceuta the only hope migrants have to find a better life?…

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