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Politics

“Positive and Secure” Asylum in the UK: An Appalling Lie

Content warning: Torture. To be granted refugee status, asylum seekers must demonstrate why they need protection. In the UK, they give evidence in an interview with a Home Office caseworker, where they detail how they have been treated in the past and why they fear further persecution in the future, if returned to their home […]

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Coronavirus

The Others We Forget

In the weeks since the coronavirus crisis began, our language has transformed to catch up with the world we are now living in. Words and phrases previously unheard of, or infrequently used, have come to dominate our thoughts and our conversations. ‘Vulnerable people’ is one such phrase. Though the narrative around this vulnerability is complex, […]