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‘Slavery was hard and so is this’: PureGym misses the mark

October’s here, meaning bronzed leaves abound and early dusks now fill the sky. Halloween isn’t the only celebration that is beholding the nation, as Black History Month captures the heart of many after a tumultuous year of protest and comradery. Amongst those getting a head start on the festivities is Sainsbury’s, who recently vocalised their […]

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Victoria’s Secret re-brand isn’t all that revolutionary

Victoria’s Secret, a brand synonymous with tall (mostly white) size 4 models, recently posted pictures of a racially diverse group of women smiling away in underwear that matched their respective skin tones. At first glance this felt like progress. Gone was the shocking pink lingerie and identical models. The overall impression was one of female solidarity. However, although the […]

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Taking a stand against standing desks

We live in an age of “wellness.” This trend has come to permeate nearly all aspects of our lives, particularly the workplace. In this way, many large corporations, eager to demonstrate their altruistic zeal, have made great efforts to ensure the well-being of their employees. The promotion of “active workstations”, such as standing desks and […]