The Gender Pay Gap Does Exist – and Childcare is Key to Tackling it

by Bobby Gardiner Late last year, Sony was comprehensively hacked by a group called the ‘Guardians of Peace’. The company’s inner workings were gutted and thrown into the public eye, with many of the originally private email conversations sparking outrage and debate. One such conversation was between Andrew Gumpert and Amy Pascal, who were discussing… Read More

Hair, Platforms and Politics

I write to speak my truth by Huma Munshi Who am I to demand, to desire, to dream? Who am I to think, to create, to break? Who am I to lie naked, to arch my back? Who am I to breathe, to live? Who am I? Who am I?[1] Shonda Rhimes, creator of TV… Read More

Suspected Nail Bomb at Mosque in Tipton

Guest report by Assed Baig Police are treating a blast near a mosque in Tipton, West Midlands, as a terrorist incident. The blast near the Kanz-ul-Iman took place around 1:00 pm and police are currently at the scene. Residents reported finding debris in their gardens including nails. One resident, wishing not to be named said, “My… Read More

Media Racism #AllWhiteFrontPages

The New Statesman’s Exclusive report: Are the media racist? To coincide with a special report on race in the British media the New Statesman magazine compiled (sadly, not so) shocking statistics which showed ethnic minorities are still largely absent from opinion pages, senior executive roles and staff jobs in the media. For context: figures published… Read More