The Pixelated Revolution: The power of hand-held footage to change political narratives

Image Credit: Jmabels. Description: a Civil Rights Movement-era protest. Recently, as digital photography has become better quality and developed to look more and more like its analogue counterpart, an idea has formed: that the clearer and the higher the resolution of the image we are being shown is, the more reflective of reality it is. […]

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Boundary Commission reveals draft changes for Oxford electoral boundaries

Image Credit: Newprogressive, Mtcv, OpenStreetMap contributors The Local Government Boundary Commission for England has recently revealed its draft plans for changes to council wards in Oxfordshire. The plans come as part of a wider review of electoral boundaries across the country, which aim to ensure that all areas of the country are equally represented. The Head of […]

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Trump: What Damage Could he Do?

The most powerful man in the world, as of next January, thinks climate change is a ‘hoax’. Scary, isn’t it? But will his four year tenure as President of the United States give Donald Trump the muscle to hold back the green surge? For the majority of world leaders in developed or developing countries, the […]

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The Lad Bible -misogyny or a misnomer

It’s unlikely in the current climate of viral online content that you’ve missed the arrival of the Lad Bible on your computer screens and Facebook feeds. Its success, since its launch in 2012 by entrepreneurs Arian Kalantari and Alex Solomou, has sky-rocketed, accumulating huge figures of traffic every day, and ranking as the 12th most […]

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Conservatives versus Climate

At the Paris Climate Conference Cameron declared “we should be taking action against climate change today”, but this virtue is not reflected in his domestic policy. In the eight months since their election the Tories have made drastic changes to the energy sector with far-reaching consequences.  These changes are troubling for any hopes of a […]

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