The youth of today: the Conservatives’ latest scapegoat
Illustrations by Hannah Robinson The Tories seem to have found their scapegoat for the seemingly “inevitable” second wave of Covid-19. Young people. Matt Hancock, the Health Secretary, has said that the…
We are not at war: using war-like rhetoric in relation to COVID-19 is dangerous
Illustrations by Hannah Robinson Lockdown has been an essential measure to “flatten the curve” and hinder the spread of COVID-19. Yet throughout the pandemic, governments across the globe have used war-like…
COVID-19 coverage highlights the sexist double standard in British journalism
Illustrations by Hannah Robinson On 27 May, the Conservative MP for Shrewsbury Daniel Kawczynski took to Twitter with his opinion of Emily Maitlis’ Newsnight monologue on Dominic Cummings’ infamous trip to…
The Bullingdon Brand: is it really electable?
Illustrations by Hannah Robinson Jeremy Hunt, Boris Johnson, David Cameron, George Osborne, Jo Johnson, Rory Stewart. All, public schooled. All politicians that are leading or ex-leading members of the Conservative party….
Spinsters like Cummings are undermining democracy
Illustrations by Hannah Robinson Sunday’s COVID-19 press briefing was a heinous moment for Boris Johnson. Since March, the country has been under lockdown in order to slow the spread of COVID-19….