• ‘Rule Britannia’ And The Said Ruins Of British Culture

    When the news broke that the BBC were considering removing renowned patriotic anthems/hymns from the ending of the proms, surveys were compiled, polls were conducted and the general feeling from the masses was that this was a calculated attempt by the left to eradicate British culture and that this...
  • Statues Commemorating Slave Traders Should Be Removed But Not Disposed Of

    Statues and monuments of historical figures are commonplace in almost every city in the world. They are usually constructed to commemorate momentous events or important figures in history. However, they have also been the centre of much heated debates surrounding their significance. Tension over statues has arisen within the...
  • Modern Slavery: Making a Noise for the Voiceless

    It’s likely that at some point in your life you will come into contact with an enslaved person without even realising it. A victim of modern slavery could be washing your car, painting your nails or making your new pair of trainers. It’s a crime that often remains hidden because it...
  • Ugly Truths Behind Lovely Films

    I watched The Greatest Showman at The Savoy for the third time this weekend (yes, you heard that right, I’ve watched it three times) and it got me thinking. YES it’s a great film, YES it has a fab cast, and YES it has an even better soundtrack, but...
  • Freedom is Slavery: The Fall of the Empire and the Rise of Contemporary Slavery

    The depravity of modern slavery persists around the world. In 2014 the International Labour Organisation estimated that globally 21 million people were victims of forced labour, which generated $150 billion of profit in the global private economy. With the consequences of Climate Change displacing increasing numbers of people around...
  • Trailer Watch – 17/10/2013

    Welcome back to Trailer Watch, your fortnightly guide to the latest and best trailers. Four trailers caught my eye this week, Homefront starring Jason Statham, Afghan war flick Lone Survivor, highly acclaimed drama 12 Years a Slave and lastly new Luc Besson movie, The Family. Homefront Jason Statham plays the usual tough, no nonsense character...