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Golden Globes: how much has the film industry changed?

It is no secret that Hollywood is not the paradise it is often idealised as, especially for women, people of colour and other minority groups. After the prominence of the…

Within this pandemic, Trump has created a culture war

Since January, US President Donald Trump has persistently shown himself to be undecided on China’s culpability for the coronavirus pandemic. Whilst initially lavishing praise on China and its leader, Xi…

Misidentification, Brexit posters and Katy Perry: don’t ever tell me racism is over

I recall telling my father, rather fervently, that, in my defence to pursue English Literature as a degree, that things had changed; we were no longer second class citizens, that…

The contagious xenophobia of Coronavirus

Since the coronavirus outbreak emerged late last year in Wuhan, China, there has been a dramatic increase in global concern as the number of people affected grows daily. There have…

We must recognise that terrorists are not always foreign

Bad guys have accents. Didn’t you notice? Consistently in British and American film and television, the bad guys have distinctive accents or strange reptilian features, impenetrable masks or persistent facial…