The United Kingdom is a dishonest name for the English Empire. For that is what the United Kingdom is – and has been since the Act of Union. With support for independence at about half in Scotland, growing rapidly in Wales and with the possibility…

Today, many countries around the world are nation-states: sovereign political entities in which one “nation” (a particular ethnic, cultural, or linguistic group) comprises a large majority of a country’s population. In a way, it does make sense; after all, it is easier to communicate with…

Teenage girls have notoriously been discredited, concerns they voice are seen as frivolous, and their interests are side-lined as shallow and meaningless. Whilst, fangirling over the latest Harry Styles song or the Twilight movie saga is continually invalidated socially, when teenage girls voiced their concerns…

Vladimir Putin has once again brought war to Europe, and now it appears that he has also brought the evil of genocide back to the continent. The scale of war crimes committed by Russia is shocking, with reports of the following atrocities occurring across Ukraine…

And people called Brexit a crisis… War has returned to Europe. Those are words I never thought I would have to write. In 2022, not 1942, Europeans are sleeping in subway stations to avoid being killed for the crime of being Ukrainian. War correspondents usually…

After twenty years of Western presence in Afghanistan, the Taliban officially reclaimed the capital city, Kabul, on 15 August 2021 in a startling advance. The unexpected news shocked many, leaving human rights activists fearing for the safety of Afghan people especially women and children. Western…