The Chaos of Poverty

The pandemonium inside the walls and minds of the underclass provides entertaining television for a society obsessed with being reminded of just how lucky they are. The underclass is often presented as a chaotic blend of unfruitful habits and distasteful choices, but the level of disarray suffered is often inescapable. Growing up poor is chaotic.…

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Angels in America

To say the National Theatre’s revival of Tony Kushner’s Angels in America has been hotly anticipated, is an understatement. It was an instant sell out and boasts a heavy weight, award winning team. The play is divided into two parts – The Millennium Approaches and Perestroika. So, does the 7-hour double bill live up to…

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#MakeScienceCoolAgain – just how damaging is scientific inaccessibility?

The March for Science took place in cities across the world yesterday, with Washington’s protest seeing tens of thousands in attendance. People poured onto the streets in defiance of the impending budget cuts to research, vocalising the importance of science both on personal, and universal levels. However, in the midst of this positive solidarity, I was particularly struck…

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