In Depth
  • Hï Ibiza: The most anticipated club launch of the year

    Hï Ibiza (formerly known as Space) is a newest club in the heart of Ibiza clubland, Playa d’en Bossa. Opening this summer, this state of the art venue will showcase the most exciting names in electronic music, bringing together serious music […]

  • A vote less travelled…

    Why I’m thinking about voting for the “new UKIP” in the general elections… Those that know me may read the above and wonder if I have lost my mind. Whether all the stress and worry of everyday life have taken […]

  • End Ebola Now: A Crisis We Cannot Ignore

    Exactly eight months ago today, I was gearing up to teach a technology workshop at Girls Empowerment Summit Sierra Leone, a yearly summit that empowers and inspires young girls in Sierra Leone.  I was excited to show our girls that there […]

  • Women of Sochi – The XWHY Ranking

    Talk about Brits with grit – we’ve got some f***ing amazing girls on the squad this year at Sochi, so let’s check ’em out… Aimee Fuller Age: 22 Discipline: Snowboard Slopestyle Watch Her Space: This treacle is the media darling […]

  • India: Bootleg Booze, the Subtle Genocide

    It was Mahatma Gandhi’s firmest belief that the prohibition of alcohol would create a society unburdened by addiction, weakness and the sins of clouded judgement. In reality, it has become a death penalty for the country’s poorest and most desperate. […]

  • A Congressional Time Bomb – Obama, Syria and Signing His Own Death Warrant

    News broke this morning that Obama has decided to push back the Congressional vote on Syria, to explore “all avenues of diplomatic resolution.” Thanks to Russia’s get-out-of-jail-free card, which took the form of a promised negotiation with Bashar al-Assad to […]

  • Kids with Guns: The Politics Edition

    For the last few months, the British Labour party have been criticised for failing to offer much in the way of policy. As opposition parties always do, they’ve criticised most of the government’s decisions, claiming that things would be better […]

  • ‘I am Bradley Manning?’ – But Wait, Actually, Are You?

    Bradley Manning poses one of the single largest conundrums that we have had to face this side of the last 40 years. The “I am Bradley Manning” video going around, full of the usual celebrity wannabe activists, is as confusing […]

  • Trayvon Martin – Playing the Race Card

    The reaction to George Zimmerman’s sentencing (or lack thereof) in the Trayvon Martin case is not without precedent. Discussion of Stephen Lawrence’s murder is never very far from earshot, for example. And it was the, widely considered unlawful, shooting of […]

  • Looking for Someone to Blame

    The Great Recession Explained One of the platitudes since the Great Recession unravelled in 2008 has been to blame greedy bankers for the near destruction of Western economies. This arbitrary allocation of culpability implies that if the bankers were punished […]