Can Communism and Capitalism coexist? asks Nicole Villani

Can Communism and Capitalism coexist? By Nicole Villani There have been various discussions over whether Communism and Capitalism can live together in harmony. The first thing to consider when posed with this question is what are they? The Oxford dictionary states that Capitalism is an economic and political system in which the country’s trade and […]

Millie Durrands explains narrative economics.

Narrative Economics On 6th September I travelled to the London School of Economics for a lecture by Professor Robert Shiller entitled ‘Narrative Economics’.  Professor Shiller is a highly respected economist and best-selling author. He was an early pioneer of behavioural economics, won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 2013, and is currently Sterling Professor of […]

Rosie Harvey writes a Gothic version of The Teddy Bears’ Picnic!

The Teddy Bears’ Picnic If you go down in the woods today You’re sure of a big surprise… The dark canopy of the woods closes around you, and as you delve deeper you realise the brooding shadows on your nocturnal bedroom walls are more than simple figments of your imagination. Your eyes flash past the […]

Laura Frith posts a poignant blog: Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11: On the 11th September 2001, New York City suffered from a traumatic attack that would kickstart a mass terror that would spread through America and affect the entire world. For many of us, being born in the 21st Century gives us little idea about the true destruction that was caused by what would’ve […]

Alice Lucy asks what are the effects of fast fashion on our environment?

The Effects of Fast Fashion on our environment.   Everything from the pesticides, fertilizers, chemicals to energy input, to non-biodegradable synthetic fibres, fast fashion is making a detrimental and massive impacts on the environment and things are not changing fast enough to reduce the impact. Only recently has fast fashion become such a highly spoken […]

Ella Moger blogs on Nature Vs Nurture

Nature Vs Nurture I read an article recently in the New Scientist by geneticist Robert Plomin who raised the debate of the parenting myth: ‘How kids are raised matters less than you think’. This made me think of a few issues with regards to how DNA and genetics are related to your overall behaviour rather […]

Alice Lucy Blogs about “The Green Blue”

The Green Blue’ is a national environmental awareness programme, founded by the RYA (Royal Yachting Association) and British Marine in 2005, at the Southampton Boat Show. The aims of the Green Blue are to inspire sustainable recreational boating. We all use the water, and so we as a community play a vital role in helping […]