Photo Gallery: This Sportin’ Life

Black Olympic athletes in the 20th and early 21st centuries This article was researched and written by Bridget Lockyer, a graduate work-placement student in 2009 at the Social Science Collections and Research team at the British Library. Sport has the power to unite people in a way little else can. Sport can create hope where… Read More

‘War – What Is It Good For?’

by Taimour Fazlani As military strategies are being proposed by America, in conjunction with France, against the Syrian government for its alleged use of chemical weapons, once again we must ask the most elementary of questions concerning the act of war: what is it actually good for? The tragedies of conflict have accounted for vast… Read More