• 'Saltire' / Julien Ortet / CC
    Politics & Society

    What next for Scottish nationalism?

    This short article discusses the fact that Scottish nationalists have not had the ‘summer of love’ that they had anticipated. With the divisive legacy of the 2014 referendum still raw, bad economic news and the failure of a significant ‘Brexit’ bounce they may face an uphill struggle in the short to medium term. Even their party leader has had to acknowledge this fact and state that Scottish independence now transcends economic considerations and that the Scottish people may not be better off financially post-independence. (Read More)

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    What's Now? With Alan and Kallum

    What’s Now? With Alan & Kallum | Episode 41

    This week the guys take a look at the films of Christopher Nolan, discussing their merits, flaws and rating them based on how conservative they are on a scale from Hilary Clinton to Donald Trump (very to VERY). If you enjoyed the show or have suggestions for future episodes, get in touch at [email protected], we’d love to hear from you! (Read More)

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    Watch & Listen

    What’s Now? With Alan & Kallum | Episode 40

    This week Alan and Kallum brave the apocalypse, in whatever form it takes! Whether it’s the wastes of Mad Max, the zombie infested streets of The Walking dead, or… the crushing tedium of Z for Zachariah. If you enjoyed the show or have suggestions for future episodes, get in touch at [email protected], we’d love to hear from you! (Read More)

  • 'War Dogs' / Warner Bros. Pictures
    Arts & Culture

    Review | ‘War Dogs’

    War Dogs is on Target with Performances but Misfires on Meaning War Dogs is a divergence from Todd Phillips previous work. Mixing elements of Lord of War, Scarface, and the Big Short, Phillips attempts to (Read More)
Commemorative plaque for the speech of Winston Churchill on September 19, 1946 at the University of Zürich. The final sentence: "Therefore I say to you: let Europe arise!"
Featured

Would Churchill have voted for Brexit?

by Alastair Stewart in Europe 1

“Whether it was his contradictory views on the morality of war, history or Britain’s relationship with Europe, Churchill left behind a legacy and body of work which is wide open to interpretation.” (Read More)

Politics

What next for Scottish nationalism?

Politics & Society
24/09/2016 0

This short article discusses the fact that Scottish nationalists have not had the ‘summer of love’ that they had anticipated. With the divisive legacy of the 2014 referendum still raw, bad economic news and the failure of a significant ‘Brexit’ bounce they may face an uphill struggle in the short to medium term. Even their party leader has had to acknowledge this fact and state that Scottish independence now transcends economic considerations and that the Scottish people may not be better off financially post-independence. (Read More)

The appeal of Donald Trump

Politics & Society
24/08/2016 0

This short article discusses the appeal of Donald Trump to many in America. It argues that this is predominantly down to two main reasons. One, his lack of establishment credentials and secondly his policies mark a return to the prominence of the nation state after decades of globalisation. (Read More)

Hot Topic: Brexit

Arts

‘Naked Attraction’ – The End Is Near

Arts & Culture
19/08/2016 0

“The presenter asks them what they felt about being eliminated. Most of them aren’t that fussed, but will probably be shocked when they get a P45 from their workplace or discover that their children can’t look them in the face anymore.” (Read More)

TRAVEL

Steps towards more sustainable tourism

Travel
28/06/2016 0

With the holiday season underway, thousands of Brits will be travelling to a variety of foreign destinations; some heading to cities and resorts and some travelling to much more remote destinations. Wherever we go, our role as tourists has the potential to impact and accentuate serious issues facing the countries we visit. Whilst travel offers a fantastic opportunity to switch off from the intensity of work and studying, are we staying switched on to the full impact of our actions abroad? (Read More)

Why a returning flight is the least relaxing journey in the world

Travel
03/05/2016 0

These thoughts, of course, all congeal together to make the return flight a tedious slow motion haze of recognisable cliché. No, I don’t want a menu. No, I don’t want anything to eat. No, I don’t want a lottery ticket, duty-free items, charity donation forms or anything else from the tat rags they pedal at 30,000 feet. There’s also a special place in hell for anyone that keeps repeatedly bumping your shoulder as they march past you down the aisle. (Read More)

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