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What has feminism become? What was it meant to be? (Photo: Michael Buckner)

Feminism: The New F Word

There is still a long way ahead for gender equity, but today’s feminism is straying away from that cause: it is losing touch with reality. Trump’s victory left many gutted and devastated. It was...

Politics is no longer Blairite but the centre is still the place to be. (Photo: PA)

You’re Right, So I Left

Even after Brexit, elections are still won in the centre-ground. The centre can and does hold – as it has since 1945. For a narcissist, Tony Blair had a remarkable knack for understanding the...

Stranded migrants passing food supplies dropped from a Thai army helicopter. (Photo: Christopher Archambault/AFP)

Rescue the Rohingya!

Mass migration in 2015 put the persecution of the Rohingya people under international spotlight. Little has been done to help them, and it will take a toll on the international community. Branded by the...

The Women’s March sent a clear message to Trump: don’t expect to infringe on female rights without protest. (Photo: Greg Cook)

Raise Your Fists And March Around

Now that the election is over, you could be forgiven for thinking that Americans are powerless to prevent Trump’s tyranny. However, there’s still one outlet to make him listen – protest. It’s safe to...

Sally Yates, ex-Acting Attorney General. (Photo: Daykan Com/Flickr)

United in Division

Donald Trump was elected on the back of vast divisions in the American psyche; unironically, it looks like his presidency will keep things that way. When the acting Attorney General, Sally Yates, was fired...

Outgoing Labour MP Jamie Reed swaps the backbench for a position at Sellafield nuclear power plant. Photo: PA

Down but Not Out: Labour’s Prospects

2017 will be a tough year for Labour but they shouldn’t be written off. If they can hold fast to their principles while taking advantage of the turbulent political climate, hope remains. The resignation...

Emmanuel Macron represents France’s best hope of a progressive, reformist president who will unite his country, rather than dividing it further. (Photo: Le Monde)

France 2017: Quel Serait-il? (Encore Un Fois)

With the French presidential election only a few months away, Antony Tucker surveys the candidates and their chances. After a tumultuous year in France, characterised by terrorist atrocities, economic slough and stubbornly high unemployment,...

Justice Clarence Thomas, American judge known for his outspoken opposition against affirmative action. (Photo: Sidney Davis)

Affirmative Action is Atrocious

Egalitarianism has cultivated a general consensus against discrimination. Yet people seem to turn a blind eye when it’s done in the name of good will. Where morality is concerned, altruism is arguably the pinnacle...

Secretary of Defence nominee James Mattis (left) and National Security Advisor nominee Michael Flynn (right). (Photo: The Hill)

Generals At War

Donald Trump made national security a central part of his campaign. Akshay Narayan examines how his National Security Advisor and Secretary of Defence have conflicting views.   The two most significant national security officials...

Violent protests after an election are highlighting the polarisation of modern politics. (Photo: The Guardian)

Healthy Debate is Dying

We are becoming increasingly intolerant to those who have political opinions which differ to our own. Sneering at Donald Trump’s supporters as “racists”, “bigots” and “sexists” only makes you part of the problem. The election...

Roughly translating to "A New Malaysia: Bersih 5", the banner perfectly encapsulates the Malaysian sentiment regarding the government. (Photo: Mark Lee)

Making Malaysia Clean Again?

Mark Lee reports from Malaysia on the Bersih rally, a cause against corruption he sees as troubled yet necessary. Standing in the frontline of the Bersih (which in Malay means clean) 5.0 rally on...

President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tour the Iron Dome air defense system in 2013. (Photo: Associated Press)

Obama’s Semitic Stain

After serving two whole terms, President Obama’s legacy is on the line, and his actions and rhetoric regarding the State of Israel will remind Americans of his disputatious foreign policy. On Friday, 24 December...