On ITV2’s Love Island
Reflections on a pandemic
As we muddle through relaxing our lockdown, the overwhelming public mood seems to be one of anger
What does it mean to reduce the stigma of mental health?
We shouldn’t alter the reality of mental illness to suit public opinion
The global community are failing on health conditions in Palestine
Acute and chronic challenges affect both patients and staff
The Charlie Gard case should make us question our attitudes to parental autonomy
This article was originally published on BMJ blogs and can be found here. — The year is 2040. After years of campaigning, the UK introduces its first assisted dying legislation. Active euthanasia is legalised for those suffering from a terminal illness and a number of patients make use of the legislation in the following months….
What will the Charlie Gard case mean for euthanasia campaigners?
This article was originally published in the Spectator, and can be found here. — The tragic case of Charlie Gard, an 11-month old baby suffering from a rare genetic condition, has divided the nation. In January, doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital advised that Charlie, who is currently being kept alive with a ventilator and feeding tube,…
Theresa May wants to “rip up” the Mental Health Act. Why?
The prime minister has criticised current legislation without explaining what will take its place
The myth of post-truth politics
Ignore the experts: why the “post-truth era” is a welcome revolution against the marketisation of everyday life
The solution to Europe’s terrorism epidemic? Ignore it
Our fixation with terrorism is only contributing to its success
The EU debate: selfish, insular and pathetically neoliberal
This article was originally published on the News Hub and can be found here. — In March 2012, the European Commission was declared racist. Well, that was the verdict at the time, after an enormous public outcry forced the institution to withdraw a video commercial accused of embodying imperialist attitudes and racist stereotypes. The video featured a white…
The internationalist case for leaving the EU
Despite its claims to global responsibility, the EU has a shameful record on international justice
Oxbridge’s failure on diversity: so severe it’s time to ask if it’s wilful
This article was originally published in the New Statesman. It can be found on their website here. — “We’re not the best”. It’s the open secret that every Oxbridge student eventually comes to accept. Some realise it during their first term, informed by the mundanity of their year group’s Received Pronunciation-dominated conversations. Others learn the…