A Defence of Dominic Cummings

A couple of years ago, few would have heard of Dominic Cummings. Now, since Friday, his name is currently dominating the COVID-19 status quo in the UK, a name which is suffering from a tsunami of criticism at every turn. But these waves have not just only begun, as Cummings has already faced opprobrium through … Continue reading A Defence of Dominic Cummings

To what extent is the rise of populism an outcome of 20th and 21st century world political developments?

Populism is one of the most defining and most controversial political doctrines within the 21st century. The term itself is an approach to politics that can be defined as an ideology that presented ordinary people/citizens as morally good entities against the ‘elite’. This is through it being an ideological collective based on a “deep cynicism … Continue reading To what extent is the rise of populism an outcome of 20th and 21st century world political developments?

Uncertainty and Fear: Why is Corona Such a Big Deal

COVID-19, commonly known as Corona Virus, has been dominating headlines since its outbreak in late 2019. After its rapid flare-up in China, the virus has been slowly spreading around the world. However, there has been another disease which has outpaced Corona in speed and ferocity. Fear. Specifically, the creeping, crawling, nightmarish fear of the unknown. … Continue reading Uncertainty and Fear: Why is Corona Such a Big Deal