Author: Lylaah Bhalerao

New Amsterdam, British Guyana. (Photo: Getty Images/Popperfoto)

Buxton Spice

In her poem written in the voice of her grandfather, Lylaah Bhalerao explores the themes of nostalgia and strife. Buxton Spice won a competition judged by Daljit Nagra and has also been praised by...

For more than one third of the world’s population, this is still the best toilet they have. (Photo: Youphil)

Period Politics

What would life be like without a toilet? 2.5 billion people know only too well. Imagine if you did not have access to such a variety of sanitary products. For too many this is...

Death of the Orator

Who springs to mind as a great orator? Cicero, Churchill, Martin Luther King Jr. Nowadays? Good question. What makes a good orator? The greats we think of, from Cicero to Martin Luther King Jr,...

As worry grows in the GOP about how to stop Trump, we may just have to, as Time magazine put it, "deal with it." (Photo: Breitbart)

Will Donald Come Up Trumps?

Donald Trump is currently 8 per cent ahead of his nearest rival in the race to gain the Republican presidential nomination. If he wins, there will be hell toupee. What happened? That’s what many...

Why Race Equality Matters in Elections

The upcoming election on May 7 has been overshadowed by politicians exploiting voters’ fears about immigration, asylum seekers and Islam. Voters need an open and honest debate without inflamed jingoistic rhetoric; we must not...

We Need Feminism Because…

As the lead up to the General Election gets under way, it seems as appropriate a time as any to reflect on the position of women, and why we need feminism. The western world...

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