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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 People’s Pandemic? Coronavirus and WWII Narratives

Britain as a country is obsessed with the Second World War. It lends itself to a narrative of the nation being a strong force for good in the world, sitting awkwardly between centuries of colonial atrocity beforehand and the decline of global power afterwards. Whether it was the Falklands War, the 2008 financial crisis or the prospect of a disastrous Brexit, time and […]