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Politics

Einstein Asks ‘Why Socialism?’

Albert Einstein’s name is synonymous with genius. To even break into the public sphere and gain recognition is a difficult feat for any academic, let alone be the embodiment of intelligence itself. His contributions to theoretical physics did not just change our framework but took Newtonian science and turned it on its head. Today, not […]

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Opinion

The Labour Party and the Iron Cage of Electoral Realism

The iron cage of electoral reason traps us all. The bird inside sees only the space of the cage, there is the appearance of ample room to move, but flying is not an option. The bird inside thinks it is flying when it jumps around, but it has never experienced flight, so the concept does […]

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History

Revolução dos Cravos: Carnation Day in Portugal

Portugal is a beautiful country. Many tourists are discovering this fact, with the stunning and historical capital of Lisbon experiencing an increase in visitors over the last five years. In the standard discourse, not much is known about this culturally rich nation. I have personally never experienced hospitality like that I have received in Portugal. […]

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Opinion

‘Recognition? That’ll Do it!’

In times of crisis, the response is the most important form of action. Sometimes situations can be made worse, with smaller, internal problems arising as a result. The response also tells you a lot about the values and the logic of individuals and the society as a whole. People stockpile toilet roll, the police demonstrate […]