A ‘Brave New World’: The unshakeable grip of Amazon and the Big Tech Giants.

Image Description: The Screenslaver from ‘Incredibles 2’ In the crippling economic maelstrom whipped up by the pandemic, businesses either float or sink. There are also those titans who have triumphed from the distillation in the wealth of the largest companies. Amazon, the biggest company in the world, and the biggest winner in the pandemic have […]

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Arresting meaning – The shifting sands of ‘Extremism’ on the road to Indian Independence’

Image Description: Image of a Quit India protest  Often debates about politics can get obscured by semantics. One of the words susceptible to creating this dilemma is branding something to be ‘extremist’ in nature. Usage of the word encompasses a broad spectrum, serving as a pejorative that could be foisted just as easily onto ISIS […]

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Oxford SU calls on University to admit all UK offer holders alongside Worcester College

The Sabbatical Officers of Oxford University Students’ Union (SU) have called on the University to admit all UK offer holders. This follows announcements from Worcester College which has confirmed the places of all of its UK applicants, as well as from Hertford College who have “accepted the majority of those who didn’t meet their offers”.  […]

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Oxford leads the race for a vaccine

The University of Oxford’s ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 is the world-leading vaccine candidate, according to the Chief Scientist of the World Health Organisation.  Phase 1 trial results released earlier today suggest that the vaccine is “safe, tolerated and immunogenic”. It may also offer “double protection” against the deadly virus. The British-Swedish pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneza is helping developing […]

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