The stigma of atheism

Atheism and agnosticism are frowned upon all over the world. In many places they are punishable by death[i], and although there are areas where neither constitutes a forfeit of one’s rights, there are still whole subcontinents where they do. But why are atheism and agnosticism so vilified? First, it helps to understand what each actually… Continue reading The stigma of atheism

Virgin Virtuosos #3: The Lonely Together, Lianne La Havas and Twenty-One Pilots

We bring you three underheard artists who we think have the potential to make it big. For everything from the complete unknowns to the just-about-to-blows, take note. The unknown: The Lonely Together This dreampop indie band from Scotland came onto the scene in 2013 with their self-titled debut album. The group’s electronic rock single ‘A… Continue reading Virgin Virtuosos #3: The Lonely Together, Lianne La Havas and Twenty-One Pilots

The new economic trend … universal basic income

The White House recently calculated that by the year twenty-twenty, there is an eighty-three percent chance that a worker earning less than twenty dollars per hour will lose his or her job to a robot [i]. In a world where automation is fast becoming the norm (factories in China for instance, have begun eliminating the workforce… Continue reading The new economic trend … universal basic income

Virgin Virtuosos #2: WILDES, Dan James and Meg Mac

Every fortnight, we will be bring you three under heard artists who we think have the potential to make it big. For everything from the complete unknowns to the just-about-to-blows, take note. The unknown: WILDES We start off this fortnight with London-based electronic pop solo artist, Ella Walker, who goes by the name of WILDES. Sharing… Continue reading Virgin Virtuosos #2: WILDES, Dan James and Meg Mac

Virgin Virtuosos #1: Luna Rae, Aurora and The Academic

Every fortnight, we will be bring you three under heard artists who we think have the potential to make it big. For everything from the complete unknowns to the just-about-to-blows, take note. The unknown: Luna Rae We start off with a supremely talented pair of female vocalists (and waitresses, when they’re not on stage), based… Continue reading Virgin Virtuosos #1: Luna Rae, Aurora and The Academic

Introducing Luna Rae

In five months, Luna Rae went from home recordings to competing as finalists at Vodafone Future Breakers. Not many artists hit so steep a learning curve so quickly. We had the opportunity to speak to the pair, and asked whether or not they had expected it, and what advice they would give to someone else… Continue reading Introducing Luna Rae

The grey haired movement

What started as a farce, if you believe the mainstream media, is now a reminder for any Camerons, Trumps and Clintons that the lefty heart of the working class beats. Jeremy Corbyn and Bernie Sanders have awoken something dormant, though some would have had you believe dead: socialism. While it isn’t as 1950s Russia as… Continue reading The grey haired movement