CULTURE, POLITICS, THE ARTS

King Crimson and the 21st Century Schizoid Man

King Crimson is an English progressive rock band formed in 1968, renown for its experimental style and approaches to music. It is also one of my favourite bands ever — their music definitely isn’t for everyone, but I would encourage people to give it a shot regardless! Their stylistic choices make it so that even […]

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OPINION, POLITICS

Journalism: The New Corporatocracy

“Democracy dies in darkness.” The infamous slogan of the Washington Post highlights the importance of journalism as we become increasingly aware of how fragile our democratic institutions are. It’s a phrase quoted by Amazon founder, the newly ordained second-richest man on Earth (after being surpassed by Elon Musk), the second billionaire to go to space, […]

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FEMINISM, POETRY & PROSE, POLITICS

Trip

Off to Washington D.C. I go— Because I need to know about Roe. And what is it about Roe you ask?   Here is where I drop my mask.   How Great can this old country be? When it’s obvious you are not free If you can carry a pregnancy?   You can’t get pregnant? […]

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CULTURE, EMPOWERMENT, POLITICS

In Conversation with the Founders of PaliRoots

We had the humbling opportunity to speak directly with the founders of PaliRoots, a brand + community bringing awareness to and celebrating Palestinian culture and identity. Here is what they had to say. . . . Hi! Please introduce yourselves! Hello! This is Aminah and Hussein, we are a sibling duo that founded PaliRoots in […]

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POETRY & PROSE, POLITICS, WORLD ISSUES

3:164

I would love to just tell you a story of liberty But that would be unjust for my people And not very liberating for me Just a century ago stories of smiles were told But lo and behold Al-Aqsa was raided Oh, how the people turn their heads and wear blindfolds I too, was born […]

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LGBTQ+, OPINION, POLITICS

Diplomacy Will Not Bring Liberation

Featured Artwork: Annie Bissett LGBTQ+ rights within the UK have been historically been exploited as some form of political sport, throwing shallow jabs and punches at the community to appeal to the bigoted vote. Hostility towards the LGBT community harks back to the Thatcher era, where the leader passed Section 28 (a bill banning the […]

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CULTURE, OPINION, POLITICS, WORLD ISSUES

Sri Lanka in Crisis – Here’s How You Can Help

Featured images by Manula Jayawardhana Sri Lanka is currently in a state of economic crisis due to the corrupt leadership of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. A series of protests have occurred in the island nation’s capital of Colombo, and throughout the country, in direct response to this corruption and economic mismanagement.  According to Colombo local Vinod […]

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