COVID19 and Class Exclusion in the Arts

If that demographic is the one making decisions about which art is accessible, then they are likely to support works which reflect their experiences of the world.

Labour must earn the support of the heartlands, not expect it.

This article has been published anonymously. [Featured Image: Two official looking red signs reading ‘Vote Labour’ being held by two people]. Defined as industrial towns in the North of England, ‘Labour heartlands’ have traditionally been perceived as being aligned with patriotism and social conservatism. Areas such as Leigh, Bolsover, Burnley and Redcar in the so-called…

What It Really Means When We Judge Someone Based on Their Accent

Maisie Allen is a 2nd year Liberal Arts student majoring in English literature from South Wales. She likes socialism, the welsh rugby team, and gin. [Featured Image: Six animated people each with speech bubbles floating over their heads, having conversations in pairs.] As a society, especially in the UK, we are obsessed with accents. Countless…

Can We Put a Stop to Poverty Tourism?

Maisie Allen is a 2nd year Liberal Arts student majoring in English literature from South Wales. She likes socialism, the welsh rugby team, and gin. [Featured Image: A group of white, Western tourists on a ‘poverty tour’ in a favela in Rio de Janeiro lead by a man in a white shirt with a Brazilian…