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Cancel Culture Trio: Does Cancel Culture Really Exist?

“We all have the same 24 hours in a day.” Sound familiar? These are the words that caused a rapid fall from grace for influencer and PrettyLittleThing creative director, Molly-Mae Hauge. A failed attempt at a girlboss-esq mantra that inspired comments calling her “uneducated,” “tone deaf,” and, ultimately, a Thatcherite. Of course, we do not […]

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Fighting the climate crisis with climate optimism

Levels of eco anxiety are at an all-time high, intensified by is what seen by many as a failed climate summit. Could optimism be an essential resource in confronting the climate crisis?  COP26 is viewed as a failure by many. From accusations of greenwashing after the presence of fossil fuel industries inside The Green Zone, […]

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A Meta review: is new always better?

Teens harmed, democracy at risk, and a potentially illegal monopoly – but hey, nothing a shiny new name can’t fix! Reminiscent of BBC’s The Apprentice, where teams vacuously brainstorm a name that sounds adequately self-important and pretentious, whilst imposing some forced meaning on it, Facebook’s Meta revamp is nothing more than a self-righteous attempt to […]

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Halloween isn’t over yet: Have Facebook created a monster they can’t control?

After a whistle-blower set off a series of damming articles in the Wall Street Journal revealing Facebook Inc.’s own research into the harmful effects of its platforms, the public was left wondering what they can do to keep children and teenagers safe. Whistle-blower, Frances Haugen, told a congressional hearing that Facebook “harm children, stoke division and […]

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Women demand change, not more policing

CW: sexual violence “We no longer trust the police” – how some women are viewing new policing laws with contempt Feminist groups feel the police are failing to protect them, and are demanding change at a societal level to tackle violence against women.  The past month has seen the killing of a woman, Sarah Everard, […]

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Victims of revenge porn take back control

CW: domestic abuse, sexual assault Victims breathe a sigh of relief as the government commits to making the threat of revenge porn a crime. The Naked Threat Campaign’s tireless efforts were rewarded this month when England and Wales joined Scotland in criminalising the threat of revenge porn.  Revenge porn, the sharing of private sexual photos […]

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Love in the Time of Corona: A Tale of Two Flatmates

This article is a part of our series Love in the Time of Corona. If you have any interesting or scandalous love, relationship, or sex stories of your own during the pandemic, reach out to us! We’d love to hear all about it… The effect of lockdown on relationships has got lawyers predicting a rise in […]

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University degrees: worth it or nah?

As student debts mount and Covid-19 restrictions halt any attempt to have a “normal” university experience, it’s fair to wonder if having a degree will be worth it. Is university still a better investment than going straight into the workplace? With over half of young people now attending university, the value of a degree becomes […]