Top TV of the Decade: Lovesick

Welcome to The Indiependent’s Top TV of the Decade! Writers across all sections of the paper are contributing to this 20-part feature, discussing their favourite shows from 2010 – 2019 – will yours make the list? Regular Opinion contributor Emma Penney kicks us off with Netflix’s Lovesick… Lovesick first hit our screens in 2014 under […]Read More

To understand Brexit, we have to understand the island of

At school, I learnt about the Tudors. I learnt about the World Wars and how British troops fought to defend freedom and democracy. I learnt about the history of my school, and about the Industrial Revolution. In all those years of learning however, I never was taught about the island just across the water, a […]Read More

Rubber Bullets and Tear Gas: Celebrating Eid in Palestine

On Sunday 11 August, Muslims across the globe began their Eid al-Adha celebrations. This festival commemorates the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son in the name of God. The festival traditionally begins at the end of Hajj, the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Eid al-Adha is one of the most important […]Read More

#SudanUprising: Where do we go next as allies?

On February 19th 2019, a revolution finally erupted in Sudan. The then leader, Al-Bashir, called a state of emergency and used all available powers to quash the will of the people. He did not succeed. Sudan’s community came together to put an end to a 30 year regime that had left many impoverished, and most […]Read More