History

Proud to be British?

Winston Churchill, tea, democracy. All things we consider fundamental symbols of ‘Britishness’. They are things, or rather people, in which we are supposed to find inspiration, pride and patriotism. We are taught that Britain is a place somehow on a pedestal above other countries, but why is this? Is this pride misplaced? If we look […]

1919: the beginning of modern feminism?

1919: politics is controlled by men, business is controlled by men, in fact, the world is run by men. 100 years later, what’s changed? The answer is, sadly, not a great deal. 95% of Fortune 500 CEO roles are held by men, only 23% of the world’s politicians are female, and women in the UK […]

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