Meet the Teenage King of Brexit

Two thirds of 18-24 year olds failed to exercise their right to vote in the EU referendum, an article from The Guardian reveals. It has been argued that there wasn’t enough unbiased material at their fingertips- their news feeds were congested with for and against Brexit propaganda which overwhelmed them. Some young people were central to the argument though, one of them being David Cooper, 19-year-old Brexiteer … Continue reading Meet the Teenage King of Brexit

Corrie’s child grooming storyline proves controversial

Child grooming is embarrassingly prominent today even in westernised communities. According to NSPCC statistics, one in twenty children have been a victim of sexual abuse. Coronation Street represents the issue in its storyline; seventeen-year-old Bethany Platt is being groomed by a man twenty years her senior; Nathan. The popular soap reveals the signs of the trade- Nathan has been buying Bethany alcohol, clothes and accessories. He also makes her … Continue reading Corrie’s child grooming storyline proves controversial

A contemporary remake of the Thatcher-Reagan relationship?

Following Theresa May’s state visit to the US, there were countless photos, articles and videos of the two leaders together looking rationally intimate. The holding of hands, the sharing of smiles, and positive comments expressed about one another to any journalist that asked for one. Donald, particularly seemed elated to be in the presence of our British prime minister and instead of his usual bigoted attitude, delightedly said “She’s … Continue reading A contemporary remake of the Thatcher-Reagan relationship?

The condemned pay gap extends to sports

We always have the earnings of footballers shoved frustratingly under our noses via a sleazy tabloid headline or a critical report. Not surprisingly, as we are all aware of this absurdity, Carlos Tevez (Shenhua FC) walks home laughing with a staggering £615,000 a week (according to TotalSportek’s database) being the current highest-earning player in the world. Although predominantly viewed as outrageous, little is ever seen to be … Continue reading The condemned pay gap extends to sports