• Sat. Mar 2nd, 2024

Sam Barrett

  • Home
  • The quiet reemergence of the centre-left

The quiet reemergence of the centre-left

Since the global financial crisis of 2008, right-wing populism has dominated the political landscape across the western world. However, with electoral victories throughout Europe, moderately left of centre political parties…

Nus Ghani and the conspiracy of silence over Tory Party Islamophobia

The recent allegations made by MP Nusrat Ghani are yet another example of Islamophobia within the Conservative Party. Ghani, who was appointed as a Minister within the Department for Transport…

Edinburgh University Canoe Club undertake 1000 mile fundraiser for Scottish Mountain Rescue.

From the 30th May to 5th June, Edinburgh University Canoe Club members will be attempting to travel a collective 1000 miles via non-motorised modes of transport to raise funds for…

The Last Dance: a review of the Netflix sensation

For whatever reason, basketball has never interested me. Plenty of other sports have managed to catch my eye over the years, but this particular one has never meant anything other…

Shock as basketball legend Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

The tragic and sudden death of American basketball hero, Kobe Bryant, has sent shockwaves throughout the sporting world. Bryant, alongside his thirteen year-old daughter, Gianna, died when the helicopter they…

Hearts stun Rangers to progress to the semi-finals of the Scottish Cup

Hearts stunned Rangers for the second time this season to knock them out of the Scottish Cup in a gritty encounter at Tynecastle. Rangers, fresh from their impressive away victory…

Why the outrage over Butler’s comments must be put into perspective

We’re only a few weeks into 2020, but already the controversial topic of sledging in cricket has hit the news headlines. Sledging, for those unaware of its meaning, is the…

Late Hanlon winner leaves Hamilton feeling aggrieved

A late Paul Hanlon winner sealed a home victory for Hibernian against Hamilton Academical in what turned out to be an exciting fixture at Easter Road. The game was important…