For many of us, coronavirus is unlike anything we have ever experienced before, leaving many with feelings of anxiety, fear and despair. However, it is within this climate of uncertainty that disinformation and fake news […]
As COVID-19’s death toll rises and talk of the virus seems to have dominated conversation for months, it’s hard to remember that some countries are only now facing the beginning of the pandemic’s frightening curve. […]
University of Leeds alumnus Keir Starmer was elected on Saturday as the new leader of the Labour Party. As a result, the five-year reign of Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour Party is over.
At the end of Corbyn’s leadership, he has left a somewhat difficult legacy for Labour, with the anti-Semitism crisis still rumbling, Momentum monopolising power in the party and two failed elections, the last of which saw Labour lose 59 constituencies and its worst defeat since the 1930’s.
We’re now two weeks into lockdown, and it’s no surprise that most of us Brits are already gagging for a pub trip and pint. However, you may want to think carefully about where you’ll be […]
Desperate times call for desperate measures; that much is clear. The most invasive set of regulations ever seen in peacetime are currently being enforced in the UK, effectively putting the country under house arrest with […]
At a first glance, Donald Trump’s proposed peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians, officially titled Peace to Prosperity, appears positive. For decades, successive US Presidents have claimed to support the two-state solution to […]
During the UCU strikes last semester, a group of striking staff at the University of Leeds hosted a teach-out, inviting students to discuss the possibility of setting up a student-staff coalition for the climate. While […]
In times of great hardship, it is often the little acts of kindness that make a world of difference. This has never been more true than right now, when self-isolation mean that many of the […]
Coronavirus has sparked an almost apocalyptic public response. The media’s coverage has led people to bulk buy certain items in a state of panic, making supermarkets appear like a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Furthermore, the mainstream media […]
‘It began with a dream of a connected world. A space where everyone can share experiences and feel less alone. It wasn’t long before this world become our matchmaker, fact-checker, personal entertainer, photo book , […]
The situation on the border between Turkey and Greece is rapidly escalating out of control, as migrants attempting to reach a new home and safe haven in Europe have engaged in violent clashes with riot […]
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos made one of the largest philanthropic commitments ever made by an individual at the end of last month. The businessman announced via Instagram that he intends to donate around eight percent […]