Art vs Journalism. Who can we trust as a source of truth?


A multi-million pound mural painted by Russian-American artist Mark Rothko was defaced with large black writing yesterday in the worst security breech to hit London’s Tate Modern.  Outrage ensued on social networking site Twitter as Rothko began trending. When I hear stories of art being defaced, whether it’s renowned work or simply on the street… Read More Art vs Journalism. Who can we trust as a source of truth?

Why Protest?


The Guardian estimated that 500,000 people attended yesterday’s anti-cuts protest. For me it’s simple, cuts need to be made or else this country will go bankrupt. But the policy implemented is cutting from the areas which will end up damaging the country, e.g. cutting education. Not only that, the Liberal Democrats effectively lied to us,… Read More Why Protest?

Dangers of ignoring the fear instilled by the EDL


On Saturday 5th February, Luton witnessed the EDL (English Defence League) hold their largest and most successful demonstration. Due to my own naivety combined with unclear directions from the police I found myself stuck in the middle of the EDL whilst their speeches were taking place instead of the counter-demonstration held by UAF (Unite Against Fascism). I’ve been… Read More Dangers of ignoring the fear instilled by the EDL