November 17, 2018

Wonder Woman has broken into our public culture, quite literally. An Amazon warrior whose gladiatorial strength and fighting is exalted as the peak of our modern conception of womanhood. Women dress as her for Halloween, and Hollywood releases movies of her. However, w...

November 12, 2018

Division seems to be the word of the day for modern democracies. No longer does the soft mewing of those calling for 'consensus' and 'bipartisanship' seem to reach above the noise of political contest. Today one cannot seek political commentary without being told the o...

August 25, 2018

While the impulse to defend minority cultures from theft and exploitation is a noble and important pursuit, compassion should never be made the justification of light thinking and heavy condemnation. The concept ‘cultural appropriation’ itself is a term so dependent on...

February 8, 2018

Recently, InQuire published the news that the University of Kent Students’ Union threatened the UKIP society with dissolution if it followed through with its planned pub crawl.

The theme of the pub crawl was a celebration of the First Crusades, a historical campaign to...

February 1, 2018

At Midday on June 7th 1967 Moshe Dayan, Israel’s defence minister stood in front of the Wailing wall in the recently captured Old City of East Jerusalem and said “We reunited a divided Jerusalem, the bisected capital of Israel. We have returned to our holiest places, w...

January 12, 2018

One of the many British cultural traits is to poke fun at the eccentricities of other cultures, and in the process shield their own from scrutiny. Taking particular pleasure in defending the Queen’s English, they are often caught hurling themselves about over the spell...

November 29, 2017

At dusk, on January 17th 1960, women from the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam began preparations for the most daring military ruse. Their husbands still absent in the North due to military obligations, the women acted to fulfil the armed struggle the Communist Party had...

November 29, 2017

Charles Manson died on  Sunday 19th of  November, he was 83. A state prison in Corcoran, California was the place where he lived-out multiple life sentences. He was the cult leader of the Manson Family, persuading its members to savagely murder. In a bloody rampage, in...

October 24, 2017

In March, I found myself sitting in a car parked outside a supermarket in Zambia with a friend of a family friend. Not only was Kwibisa Liywalii a friend, once removed, but he also worked in the Agricultural department of the Zambian Government, and alongside the Unite...

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