Callum Sutherland

Callum is a Human Geography student at Cardiff University currently in his third year. He is particularly interested in global conflicts and politics.

Reading, Berkshire

6 posts

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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The Favouritism in Brazilian Politics That Has Made Way for a Dangerous President

Jair Bolsonaro is arguably Brazil’s most problematic President. He also often expresses opinions on women and his political opponents which demonstrate extreme misogyny and employ violent militaristic rhetoric.…

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Does Israeli governance over Palestinians follow in the footsteps of South African apartheid?

Since the creation of the State of Israel in 1948, the region of Israel and Palestine has been home to one of the most renowned and controversial conflicts in modern history. Over the last 70 years, numerous escalations have occurred in the region such as the Six Day War in 1967…

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