Tag : bradley young

Past pop culture: should we be reprimanding past actions instead of looking forward?

7 months ago / 0 comments

Just because you called out a commonly perceived TV classic doesn’t mean you’re ‘woke’. It’s extremely easy to comb through old TV shows and movies in order to prove to everyone how enlightened you are. In reality, this says very little about how progressive you truly are. Unfortunately, mainstream media … Read More

Trained barista needed

9 months ago / 0 comments

Trained Barista Needed. This sign, which I saw outside three Leeds coffee shops, will signify for some the plight of the worker in modern Britain. HOW ARE YOU SUPPOSED TO GAIN EXPERIENCE FOR A JOB IF YOU NEED EXPERIENCE TO GET A JOB — Ky (@Neighbs3wm) March 7, 2018 These … Read More

A letter to liberals: put down your latte and do something

11 months ago / 0 comments

If you covered me in olive oil, put me in a room full of moist balloons and told me to hold on to as many as I could, I would have a better grasp of my surroundings than some of my fellow liberals do today. I seem to have missed … Read More

Video games as art

1 year ago / 0 comments

Bradley discusses the artistic value of video games and argues for displaying them in museums.  For a gallery with the word literally in its name, the Tate isn’t very modern. It’s all a bit samey. Behold one thing unexpectedly on top of another thing. Over here is a domestic appliance … Read More

How Jeremy Corbyn has turned Labour into a pressure group

2 years ago / 0 comments

Last week, a Parliamentary Labour Party (PLP) meeting reportedly ended with a fierce argument between Jeremy Corbyn and members of the PLP. The specific nature of the dispute is not yet known. However, the disagreement was important enough for Corbyn to release a defensive yet painfully docile statement from what … Read More

An open letter to anti-feminists

2 years ago / 0 comments

It’s 2017 and yet some people still have the wrong impression of feminism. This week, Bradley busts the most common myths that still surround it. “Brad, I’ve got this friend coming up over the weekend who you might be in to. She’s really into politics like you, she’s studying at … Read More

Hammond convinces only child, Brexit, that it’s the taking part that counts.

2 years ago / 0 comments

Bradley discusses the loss of GDP after Brexit. Article may contain traces of satire.  After receiving nothing but a prize for participation on sports day, 9 year old Brexit was reportedly reassured on Sunday that it’s the taking part that counts. According to insider-sources, little Brexit was unable to find … Read More

May’s mental health missions: rhetoric or reality?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Your friends are all pre-drinking for the night ahead. They’ve been playing ring of fire in the kitchen for the last half hour but you’re still in your room. Perhaps you’re studying your ceiling contemplating your worthlessness. Or pulling at your stomach in the mirror. Or having a panic attack … Read More

How do you rationalise a vote for Trump?

2 years ago / 0 comments

It’s been just over a week since Donald Trump was elected as President of the United States. Bradley discusses how a vote for the self-proclaimed and anti-establishment candidate is a vote for prejudice and hatred.  President-elect Donald Trump has been heralded by his supporters as the underdog who fought for … Read More

Life struggles: being served the wrong meal

2 years ago / 0 comments

It sounded delicious. Curried shrimp, prawns and mango, with sweet potato, chilli and garlic. Everyone else was getting burgers but it was my last weekend with the gang before university and I was feeling adventurous. My hopes were high after thoroughly enjoying a Caribbean inspired cocktail. I couldn’t wait for … Read More