Climate Change Movements – Why Are They White Dominated?

Assistant Features Editor Sagal Hassan is an MSc student in Global Affairs and a recent International Relations and History graduate. She is interested in history, international development and politics particularly regarding East Africa and the MENA region. [Featured Image: Extinction Rebellion protestors at a rally with their signature bright green, pink, and white signs.] During…

I’m Not Oppressed, I’m Free.

Fatin Abdullah is a recent history graduate from SOAS. She loves all things creative, whether that’s drawing, singing or writing. She also loves Jazz music, reading and Disney movies and stands for equality. Equality between men and women, black and white and everything in between. People just need to be a little more compassionate, a…

Power Distance in the Workplace: a Trigger or Buffer for Sexual Harassment?

Areeshya Thevamanohar is a Politics student with a passion for challenging great injustices through writing. Growing up in multicultural Malaysia, and then moving to London, she hopes to keep exploring the many conflicting views that have shaped how gender is treated in all walks of life. [Featured Image: Three small people dressed in business attire…

A Tribute to Junko Furuta: a Protest to Put an End to Gendered Violence

This article has been published anonymously. Content Warning: This piece includes graphic descriptions of sexual and physical violence [Featured Image: A young woman with a solemn look on her face cast in black and white. This is a screen capture from the music video quoted below.] Seconds of frightened wouldn’t be forgotten  Happiness was fainted…

Why You Might Be a Feminist (And Why It’s Going To Be OK)

Saga Jaubert is a final year War Studies & History student, particularly interested in how national security, intelligence, and nationalist politics shape international conflicts. In terms of non war-related interests, she also enjoys literature, theatre, and music, but hates the occasional small talk about Brexit. [Featured image: a painting of female faces in front of…

‘I’m Not Interested, Sorry’: Men Approaching Women

Ellie Macmillan-Fox is a 3rd Year History and International Relations student. She grew up taking feminist inspiration from the likes of Caitlin Moran and has a keen interest in women’s participation in domestic and global politics. As a History student, she has studied the evolution of women’s movements during the 19th and 20th Centuries. She’s…

Why Universal Healthcare Doesn’t Always Mean Equal Access

Maisie Allen is a second year Liberal Arts student at KCL. “No society can legitimately call itself civilised if a sick person is denied medical aid because of lack of means” – Aneurin Bevan.  In the 71 years since its conception, the National Health Service, arguably the foundation of the United Kingdom’s welfare state, has…

Why We Shouldn’t Stop Talking About Class

Rosie McCann is a second year History student at KCL. As mentioned in Emily O’Sullivan’s ‘Myth of Meritocracy,’ Blair’s ‘Third Way’ approach to politics turned us away from class politics and towards a ‘classless society.’ Instead of this vision creating a meritocracy and social mobility, it merely disenfranchised the working class, which alienated us entirely….