‘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 [...]

Freedom of speech: not what you think it is

Freedom of speech: not what you think it is

As many readers of this blog will know, in 2014-15 I worked full-time as the elected Vice President of Edinburgh University Students' Association. This blog therefore comes very much from that perspective although it was written it in a personal capacity. Cast a cursory eye over the Google results for 'student unions' and you'd be forgiven [...]