Hancock’s Jungle Quest for Forgiveness

There’s something so incredibly problematic about Matt Hancock’s current stint on ITV’s I’m A Celeb. The disgraced former health secretary decided his only remedy for redemption was to fly to the other side of the world, land in the Australian jungle, and look for it there. Some viewers don’t know what’s more unsettling: watching him eat cockroach kebabs, or the fact they’re starting to somewhat like him. When faced with the other campmates upon his arrival, one thing was clear. Their moral con

The Fatal Resurrection of Sir Gavin Williamson

The New Nightmare Before Christmas? Exposed text messages sent between Sir Gavin Williamson and ex Chief Whip Wendy Morton have cast an ever-darkening shadow of shame over the fractured remains of the Tory party. The former education secretary under Boris Johnson’s government is currently being investigated over allegations of bullying, after distasteful messages were leaked by The Sunday Times last Saturday. ‘Distasteful’ is perhaps overly generous — in the eyes of many Brits this week, these

Horrors of the Beautiful Game

Staff writer Charli Oakeby discusses the human rights infringements involved in the Qatar World Cup project, questioning the apathetic attitudes of those in power about the conditions facing migrant workers. It’s May 28 2020, Nepal. Mrs Bipana Gharti is waiting for a nightly call from her thirty-four-year-old husband, Tul Bahadur. Just like always. He works on a construction site in Qatar. But last night he went to sleep after working a ten hour shift in temperatures succeeding 39°C. He never

The Horrors of the Beautiful Game: Qatar 2022

The Horrors of the Beautiful Game: Qatar 2022 Football should never put freedom in jeopardy NEPAL — It’s May 28th, 2020. Mrs Bipana Gharti is waiting for a nightly call from her thirty-four-year-old husband, Tul Bahadur. Just like always. He works on a construction site in Qatar. Last night, he went to sleep after working a ten hour shift in temperatures succeeding 39°C. He never woke up. Migrant workers make up 95% of the Qatari workforce. Like the majority of them, Mr Gharti had no underly