Why Only a Labour Government Can Reduce Anti-Semitism

An article from 2019 based on a Cambridge politics long essay (awarded a first) on the question of whether there is a causal connection between globalisation (defined as the geo-temporal expansion of institutional disunity and distributional inequality, as defined below) and antisemitism (also defined below) in history. What causes anti-Semitism? It’s a question not often … Continue reading Why Only a Labour Government Can Reduce Anti-Semitism

Exploited, Excluded, and Expelled: How relevant is Marx’s theory of exploitation for understanding inequalities in the modern world?

My very first university essay as an undergraduate student at Selwyn College, University of Cambridge in 2018. This was submitted as part of the taught Sociology paper, and was awarded the mark of a first. Exploitation is a necessary, but not a sufficient, framework for understanding modern wealth and income inequalities. The explanatory potency of … Continue reading Exploited, Excluded, and Expelled: How relevant is Marx’s theory of exploitation for understanding inequalities in the modern world?

Tribal Trivia

An article I wrote for my school magazine ‘INK’ when I was thirteen (unchanged, unedited). Please don’t be mean. – Slightly older Edmund More and more, I’m noticing something distinctly odd about our society. Even though every person on Earth has the capacity to show kindness and generosity, many people do not. Sometimes people are … Continue reading Tribal Trivia