‘This House Believes Feminism Must Be A Rising Tide To Lift All Ships’ – Cambridge Union Debate

‘This House Believes Feminism Must Be A Rising Tide To Lift All Ships’ – Cambridge Union Debate

(Image credit to Chris Williamson from the Cambridge Union) In celebration of International Women's Day 2017, I was really excited to be invited to take part in Cambridge Union's debate 'This House Believes Feminism Must Be A Rising Tide To Lift All Ships'. I spoke for the opposition, which might at first seem like a [...]

Global corporations are not your anti-Trump allies

Global corporations are not your anti-Trump allies

Whether or not you stayed up with America last night for an evening of adverts, Lady Gaga, celebrity spotting and, allegedly, some sport, chances are you woke up today to social media feeds and news articles full of Budweiser, Airbnb and Coca Cola. These are the multi-million pound international brands able to part with 5 [...]

6 ways George Osborne’s tampon tax plans are a bloody disgrace

6 ways George Osborne’s tampon tax plans are a bloody disgrace

Protests against the EU’s VAT on euphemistically named ‘feminine hygiene products’ have long been headline news, with feminists across Europe rightfully calling out the injustice of a tax on female reproductive organs - not to mention the assertion that sanitary products are luxury items, as if mood swings and bleeding from the vagina every month [...]