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The forgotten pandemic?

"The emergence of anti-vaccine extremism demonstrated that the ghost of dogmatic individualism lived on"

Get ready for the most important year of your life, yet

The days we are living through will be the subject of history books, but the story is yet to be written. 2024 will be a crucial year for the struggles of our time – for the climate, for our rights, for our lives, and for the world as we know it.

Why don’t we talk about Oxford’s land?

Well, property management isn’t the most scintillating topic for Oxford students to concern themselves...

The multiple histories of flight BA149

‘The Gulf War did not take place’, declared the French philosopher Jean Baudrillard.

#oxfess29033: Who runs Oxfess?!

Big Oxfess has total control over the platform; they shape the content of our thoughts with their subliminal propaganda. 

The forgotten pandemic?

"The emergence of anti-vaccine extremism demonstrated that the ghost of dogmatic individualism lived on"

Get ready for the most important year of your life, yet

The days we are living through will be the subject of history books, but the story is yet to be written. 2024 will be a crucial year for the struggles of our time – for the climate, for our rights, for our lives, and for the world as we know it.

Why don’t we talk about Oxford’s land?

Well, property management isn’t the most scintillating topic for Oxford students to concern themselves with. But in many ways it is the basis of...

The multiple histories of flight BA149

‘The Gulf War did not take place’, declared the French philosopher Jean Baudrillard.

#oxfess29033: Who runs Oxfess?!

Big Oxfess has total control over the platform; they shape the content of our thoughts with their subliminal propaganda. 

A crash course in British politics: How elections work (Week 1)

The winning party’s leader – today, realistically, either Rishi Sunak (Conservative) or Keir Starmer (Labour) – will become the Prime Minister.

Oh, do you know them on a first name basis?

Why we do, but shouldn’t, call politicians by their first names. References to politicians by their first names always occurred in conversations at the pub...

How generous are you (really)?

The amount spent per head in the UK on Christmas gifts was around £600 this year, and fluctuates between £450 and £700 each year, whilst in the...

Wilders’ far-right runs riot: a sign of European divide or a chance to reunite?

European unity – and with it solidarity with Ukraine – is running out of supporters.

A crash course in British politics: An introduction (Week 0)

If you are reading this you most likely live in the United Kingdom. You might also, like me, be new here. As a first-year...

What Trump tells us about modern American evangelicalism

The infamous image of Donald Trump standing, with a Bible, in front of St John’s Episcopal Church in Washington DC in June 2020, was...

The NYT, AI, and how the internet could change in 2024

As The New York Times kicks off the year with a landmark copyright lawsuit, 2024 could very much be the year that the internet landscape and journalism change forever.

A survey a day keeps ignorance away

It is very easy to extrapolate from the ‘bubbles’ that we live in and assume that most of society thinks just like the people...

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