Image: British Library, Royal MS 12 C. xix, Folio 6r Daniel Neep (Georgetown University) ‘Do Iraq and Syria no longer really exist?’ [...]Read more
Category "Issue 16"
Viewpoint: Interview with Frances Fox-Piven
Image: Michael Fleshman (CC BY-SA 2.0) Gregory White (University of York) Frances Fox-Piven is an academic, commentator and author, and, arguably, one [...]Read more
On the Frontline: British Volunteers in the Spanish and Syrian Civil Wars
Richard Baxell (LSE) ‘Spanish Civil War metaphors get thrown around pretty casually’, observed Walrus Magazine editor, Jonathan Kay, recently. Yet despite [...]Read more
Policy Briefing: Universal Credit – is it worth it?
Jane Millar (University of Bath) In November 2010 the government published Universal Credit: welfare that works, which set out proposals for [...]Read more
WELFARE MYTHS AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES
Image: Beth Sporne, pincponc2 John Hills (London School of Economics) Britain’s welfare state now accounts for two-thirds of all government spending – [...]Read more
THE EROSION OF THE UK SAFETY NET
Jonathan Bradshaw, University of York Since the Second World War the living standards of the population of the UK have been [...]Read more
Queer, Religious, Youth: Still ‘wrestling the angel of contradiction’?
Yvette Taylor and Emily Falconer (London South Bank University) What and where are the spaces for queer religious youth? Who are in [...]Read more
Claiming LGBTI Human Rights in the Commonwealth after Empire
Matthew Waites (University of Glasgow) Is the Commonwealth, despite its origins in British imperialism, a suitable organisation to utilise for human [...]Read more
Food austerity from an historical perspective: Making sense of 1950s Mass Observation data in the contemporary era
Image: Imperial War Museum Rebecca O’Connell, Abigail Knight and Julia Brannen (UCL Institute of Education, London) The use of the past as [...]Read more
Uneven and Dammed Development in Burma’s Paunglaung Valley
Photo: The exposed tip of the Ywar Gyi Village pagoda and the top floor of the village monastery, part of [...]Read more