The Importance of Protecting Free Speech

A recent article has been published by The Tab, criticising the government for its efforts to protect free speech. One might assume it argues the government is not going far enough to protect a human right that is proven to be under threat in universities. Sadly this is not the case; the author of thisContinue reading “The Importance of Protecting Free Speech”

The Brexit Deal: The Good, The Bad, And The EU

On Christmas Eve, Boris Johnson, with a certain pride not seen in a while, wished every Briton not only a Merry Christmas but also a Merry Brexit. There was a collective sigh of relief from Remainers and Leavers alike as the great Battle of Brexit was finally over and Johnson proudly proclaimed that “we haveContinue reading “The Brexit Deal: The Good, The Bad, And The EU”

Who Is A Refugee? Refugee Status In A World Of Climate Change And Pandemics.

The question of who is a refugee and who is entitled to the international protection the status accompanies has been discussed in scholarly and political literature since the Refugee Convention in 1951. The definition has significant impacts on the obligations of host and origin states, politicizing the issue that affects individuals lives on a dailyContinue reading “Who Is A Refugee? Refugee Status In A World Of Climate Change And Pandemics.”

An Act Of Terrorism? An Examination Of The US Capitol Attack

On the 6th January 2021, the storming of the US Capitol Building sent political shockwaves around the world. The very foundations of one of the oldest democracies in the world had been shaken to the core, and for a nerve-racking few days it appeared as if the cornerstone principles of peace, justice and popular sovereigntyContinue reading “An Act Of Terrorism? An Examination Of The US Capitol Attack”

Republicans Are Scared Of The Pandemic – But Not For The Right Reasons

Voter suppression is not a new facet of the American electoral system. The Biden vs. Trump showdown has forced many Americans to confront a fact that some American communities have long known all too well – our electoral system is fragile and easily exploitable. Now, these weaknesses have never been more apparent to the AmericanContinue reading “Republicans Are Scared Of The Pandemic – But Not For The Right Reasons”