Is it liberating to sleep around?

This week, whilst Lily Allen hit the airwaves declaring ‘I don’t have to shake my ass for you ‘cos I’ve got a brain”, a friend shared with me the story of a girl who had been a few years above me at school. Across the British media, under the banner of ‘Britain’s horniest student’ Elina […]

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Merkel’s buzz to cripple CDU?

Angela Merkel’s election victory has been widely hailed as historic, on a personal as well as political level: not only did her centre-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) achieve its best result since 1994, with 41.5% of the vote, but she herself gained an impressive third term as Chancellor of Germany – only the third post-war […]

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Porn Filter: An affront to liberals and conservatives

To those following the government debates on access to internet pornography, the  announcement of an opt-in porn filter will not surprise, but may disappoint. David Cameron has been hinting that he’d throw this red meat to a social conservative base greatly disappointed in their Conservative Prime Minister legalising same-sex marriage. Yet this illiberal move should […]

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