At some point if you are a member of a minority you will bump up against some elements which serve to make the biased structure of the world visible to you.
The question of why I chose to do a Masters in Politics, and on top of that why I chose to do a Masters abroad comes up a fair amount.
It’s a huge problem on the left, but also just with politics in general, that we think optimism is the sign of stupidity.
One of the weirdest set of descriptions one finds when arriving in the Netherlands is allochtoon and autochtoon.
Perhaps the key flaw in a lot of liberal thinking is the idea that concepts we find repulsive will remain fringe if we allow the ideologies to talk themselves out of existence.
2016 was quite the year – it seemed everything was shifting and that the best bet was always on the most undesirable outcome (at least for some). These past few months I’ve wanted to write about Trump, far right revivals, Castro, Austria, South Korea, the ongoing farce of Brexit, but the idea of adding to…
It appears that whilst I have been wringing my hands with existentialist and practical fears on a personal level, the world in general has grown more dangerous.
I love Politics. Really I do. Politics is great because it replaces all of your boring anecdotes (I genuinely told at least three people last week that someone I knew had met someone with almost the same name as me, and I kept insisting that this was hilarious because reasons. I may have been mildly…