Macy Brooks asks if the government should encourage weight-loss.

Should the government encourage weight-loss? Throughout the pandemic, exercise was one of the only permitted activities. During all three major UK lockdowns, the government allowed one hour per day of outside exercise. Indeed, after the Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Covid-19 scare he was seen jogging and bike-riding. A phenomenon that was widely reported on by […]

The Taliban vs Female Rights. Macey discusses recent developments in Afghanistan

The Taliban vs Female Rights Context The Taliban are an Afghanistan based militant group who were categorised by the United Nations as a terrorist group in 1999[i], five years after they emerged as an organisation. Consisting mainly of young male students known as ‘Talib’, indeed the term ‘Taliban’ comes from the Pashto meaning ‘student the […]