Addressing the elephant in the room

Emily O’Sullivan is the deputy editor of a Birmingham-based magazine & a writer with an interest in working-class issues. A former Religion, Philosophy and Ethics student at KCL, she aims to represent working-class lives without the middle-class gaze that they are often subjected to. [Featured Image: After Abortion, Zois Shuttie, 2011. Image shows woman lying…

Labour must earn the support of the heartlands, not expect it.

This article has been published anonymously. [Featured Image: Two official looking red signs reading ‘Vote Labour’ being held by two people]. Defined as industrial towns in the North of England, ‘Labour heartlands’ have traditionally been perceived as being aligned with patriotism and social conservatism. Areas such as Leigh, Bolsover, Burnley and Redcar in the so-called…

Indifference is a Privilege: A Plaidoyer for Emotionality

Anna-Leah Gebühr is a final year War Studies student from Germany. She is interested issues of social mobility and education, as well as literature and art. In her free time, you can often find her in cafes around London (with a good hot chocolate) and cooking with her friends. [Featured Image: A puzzle bearing the…

The Modern Day Witch

Francesca Verge is a first year International Relations student at KCL. She loves music, her dog and is interested in languages, having grown up in a multicultural family. She hopes to help the empowerment of women around the world, and was inspired by a high school anthropology class on gender theory.  [Featured Image: Three faces…