KCL Action Palestine: ‘We All Have the Moral Duty to Act’

Current Events Reporter Charlotte Kissick-Jones interviewed members of KCL Action Palestine in the wake of their recent protest on Waterloo Bridge. Inviting a response from KCL Israeli Society, this interview and analysis examines the ways in which KCL funds human rights abuses in direct opposition to their ‘Strategic Vision 2029’.  [Featured Image: KCLAP activists protesting on…

2018 Labour/Conservative Debate: Politics or Power Play?

“We’re students, not professional politicians. We need to respect each other” Current Events Reporters Isa Betoret García and Anna-Leah Gebühr attended last week’s Annual Labour/Conservative debate, put on by the KCL Politics Society. After 90 minutes of fiery debate, these are the conclusions they have drawn. Labour Debaters: Meg Hall, Osian Evans-Sharma Conservative Debaters: Emily Slatter, Ayush…

Why We Focus on Women

Editor-in-Chief Madison Miszewski is a second year in History with interests in migration, queerness, and diplomacy.  This piece is an unconventional one to put on The Clandestine. Usually we would respond to a request of this nature in a message or a meeting – but the staff of The Clandestine felt this was a discourse…

The Plight of the Indian Activist

Contributor Diya Nair is a third year Law student at KCL, who is interested in post-colonial feminism and the intersection of culture and gender identity. Translator Isa Betoret García is a second year War Studies and History student who is particularly interested in how feminism affects every day life and believes that open conversation and…

Rainbow is the New Black

Contributor Eliška Stroehlein is a second year English Law – French Law student with an interest in international law, queerness, and representation. Translator María Paula Rincón Hoyos has future hopes to help communities of both Latin and non-Latin women to seek empowerment. [Image: a pair of handcuffed clenched fists painted the colours of the LGBTQ+…

Threads: A Short Story and Photoseries

  Threads Contributor Keya Punja is a second year Liberal Arts student with an interest in photography, writing, and dancing ’til the early hours of the morning. Translator Mariana Dongo-Soria is a second year History student who loves to write creatively, dance passionately, and dodge pigeons consistently. The summer breeze blew strong through the wheat…

The Sex Buyer Law: Choice, Voice and Violence

Hannah Bondi is the outgoing Editor-in-Chief of Breaking the Glass Ceiling. The global sex industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. The sex industry could be seen as consisting in a range of businesses providing sex products, services (prostitution) and adult entertainment (pornography). However, if we were to understand the real…

Anonymous; Malalai Kakar

Isabel Jess is author of Breaking the Glass Ceiling’s Anonymous series. “For most of history, anonymous was a woman” – Virginia Woolf Recognising Overlooked or Forgotten Voices in History Malalai Kakar was shot dead by the Taliban on September 28th in 2008. I begin with her death as it is an embodiment of the way…