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Why ‘Money Heist’ Part 5 Needs a Happy Ending

Warning – Spoilers Ahead for Money Heist Within the first ten minutes of Money Heist (or La Casa de Papel, its original title), heist mastermind the Professor (Álvaro Morte) compares his band of robbers to Robin Hood. The reason? “We’re not stealing anybody’s money,” he tells us, looking out into his makeshift classroom in Toledo. […]Read More

A Royal Mess: In Thailand, a Monarch is Challenged

It was a sight that would once have been unthinkable. On 14th October, a car carrying the queen and heir apparent of Thailand was mobbed by protesters as it passed through the streets of Bangkok. The following day, the government banned political gatherings of five or more people and the publication of news and information […]Read More

The BLM Movement Hasn’t Disappeared. Neither Should Our Activism

It’s been well over two months since George Floyd died at the hands of the police. Black Lives Matter (BLM) and anti-racism protests are still taking place globally, with some cities hosting daily demonstrations. Yet it appears that mainstream media outlets – and many people’s social media feeds – have lost interest in reporting it. […]Read More

Pride is about protest: Remembering the long shadow of Section

June marks the beginning of Pride Month. What would normally encompass protests, parties, and LOTS of glitter is taking a very different form this year. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of Pride Parades from New York City to London. It is no longer possible for the LGBTQ+ community to physically mark this occasion, […]Read More

The Murder of George Floyd & How to be an

The murder of George Floyd has rocked America. The 46-year-old unarmed black man died in police custody, as a white officer handcuffed and kneeled on Floyd’s neck for several minutes, despite saying that he could not breathe. The initial issue arose when a grocery store clerk thought he cashed in a fake $20 bill. However, […]Read More

Ahmaud Arbery: How The Public Becomes The New Government

Ahmaud Arbery was out on a jog in the coastal city of Brunswick, Georgia, when Gregory McMichael saw him and thought he resembled the suspect of recent break-ins in the area. Gregory and his son, Travis, pursued Mr. Arbery in their pick-up truck and armed themselves. Video footage of Travis appearing to fire a gun […]Read More