The belief that global capitalism today is based on a free market is a lie, claims Dr Guy Standing, the Professorial Research Associate at the School of Oriental and African Studies at SOAS. The no-so-free market claim is one of six lies of global capitalism Dr Standing discusses in his new book, The Corruption of Capitalism. Continue reading The Not-So-Free Market of Global Capitalism
Male and female brains are not the same, yet they are not so drastically different. Believing that “male brains” and “female brains” exist is extremely difficult to argue, as there are certain aspects of gender that are influenced socially, rather than innately. Continue reading Gender Differences in Cognition Is Not Black And White
On Thursday the 18th of May the Conservative party launched their manifesto outlining the way in which they are to govern the United Kingdom, if they are to be re-elected on June 8th. The unlikely location for their launch was Dean Clough Mills, which is in the working class northern town of Halifax, currently represented by Labour MP; Holly Lynch. Continue reading Photoreportage: Conservative Manifesto Launch Protests.
New research collected by a peacekeeping project could help international actors plan a sustainable intervention to help end the conflicts in Myanmar. In her research seminar at Leeds Beckett University, Dr Rachel Julian discussed how understanding the local knowledge harnessed in unarmed civilian peacekeeping can promote resilience against violence. Continue reading On-going Peacekeeping research can help end conflict in Myanmar
A month ago the students of Leeds University gathered in order to protest against the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The Daily Bulletin interviewed Emma Healey (Equality & Diversity Officer at the University of Leeds) and asked the students their opinions about the new government law. Continue reading TV: TEF Protest at Leeds University
Today, in the nearby city of Bradford the Labour Party has launched its 2017 manifesto underlining how, if elected on June 8th, it will govern the United Kingdom. Throughout the 124 page document, Jeremy Corbyn has detailed proposals on various aspects of society and even included a page on how the party will seek to solve issues within sports, particularly football. The Daily Bulletin has analysed the proposals on how they will address the issues within the sport. Continue reading The Labour Manifesto 2017: How does it affect Football?
The contemporary artist Dora Garcia was at the Tetley Gallery from 3 February to 23 April 2017 to present her exhibition, “These books were alive; they spoke to me!”. The Daily Bulletin visited the art project and had the chance to talk about Dora Garcia about stage fear and with some of the visitors about their thoughts for the exhibition. Continue reading Radio: Dora Garcia at the Tetley Gallery
Latest food bank statistics released by The Trussell Trust have shown that over 1.2million food supplies were given out to people in crisis during April 2016 – March 2017 – over 430,000 of which went to children. This record high number indicates how the government are out of touch with the reality that people in Britain are getting hungrier, yet not many changes have been implemented to help. Continue reading As Foodbank Usage Gets Higher, Tory Government Remain Silent
The United Kingdom’s highest man-made outdoor climbing wall is set to open in Brighouse, West Yorkshire later this month. The climbing wall has been built up the side of an ex-industrial grain silo which has been derelict for many years. Continue reading The Future For Climbing Looks Bright, and High!