Why are political commentators so in love with bombing?
Politics / UK / World

Why are political commentators so in love with bombing?

On Thursday, President Donald Trump authorised a military strike on a Syrian government base, with the firing of 59 Tomahawk missiles from US naval boats in the Mediterranean Sea marking the official entry of the United States into yet another quite likely intractable war with a Middle Eastern state. The response of the American mainstream … Continue reading

How can more millennials be convinced to vote?
Politics / UK / World

How can more millennials be convinced to vote?

As a millennial I often feel undermined by previous generations. We’re often depicted as complete airheads, addicted to oversharing meaningless nonsense on our plethora of social media accounts. Whilst there’s an element of truth to this (some people are clearly addicted to oversharing), life, for the most part, is actually very difficult for those in … Continue reading

The problem with Qatar’s football World Cup
Politics / Sport / World

The problem with Qatar’s football World Cup

Despite the insistence by many that club football transcends international fixtures, I still become excited every time there is an international break. Every two years, I therefore look forward to either the Euros or the World Cup, often not paying much attention to the country which is hosting. In recent times, however, my happy-go-lucky attitude … Continue reading