Category «Europe»

Jeremy Corbyn, Britain’s Hope

It all started in 1983 with him as an MP for Islington North in Parliament. Now, in 2017, he has become Labour’s successful leader – leading the general election with 262 seats.. Of course, no party had met the 326 mark to win the election but it was a win for the Labour Party and …

Traveling For The Trendy Girl: International Edition

Everyone should travel abroad. Understandably, it’s expensive and many simply can’t afford it, but college often opens doors that allow travel abroad. At my university for my major, (American university SIS) it’s even built into my schedule. I’ve been lucky enough to travel sometimes, even able to travel without parents (currently I’m in an Irish hotel …

We Need To Talk About The Rise In Hate Crimes On Muslim Women

I often find myself seeing hate crimes primarily directed towards Muslim women or women of minority backgrounds. I did, however, think that it was simply a Muslim woman’s hijab that made her easily identifiable as a Muslim – wrong. The truth of the matter is that Muslim women are increasingly becoming victims of hate crimes. …

Police Brutality Is An Issue In The UK Too

Police brutality against black people in the UK is a very real thing, although not discussed as much as the senseless and unjust killings and/or abuse of black citizens in the United States of America. We must recognize that this is not just a US centered issue, it is prominent here too. Most recently a man …

Feminist Or Fun!Minist?

A couple of weeks ago, the most important Spanish department store, “El Corte Inglés,” released an extremely questionable t-shirt. Imprinted on the pink shirt, you could see the word “FEMINIST” written on white, but on top of the letters “FE” you could read the word “FUN!” written on black lettering. The department store hasn’t released …

An Overview Of The Importance Of The June 8th, 2017 UK General Election

The United Kingdom’s general election is today, a snap election called by the Prime Minister, Theresa May. The reasons were supposedly being “Brexit and public services.” Of course, all elections are important, but I think this one is especially so as we have a real opposition to the oppressive, unempathetic and right-wing Conservative party, that has …

#GirlBoss: Sharmadean Reid Of WAH Nails

Sharmadean Reid MBE is the founder and CEO of WAH Nails, a beauty empire based in London. WAH started in 2005 as a zine focusing on street culture and feminism. It then developed into a blog and WAH power lunches; an opportunity for women to come together to discuss ideas and careers. In August 2009, …

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