• Missguided or Miss-Guiding Customers? A review of the C4’s Inside Missguided: Made in Manchester

    August 28, 2020

    “Fast fashion – that’s our culture. Bigger, better, faster, sicker.” These words became the tag line of Channel 4’s new documentary Inside Missguided: Made in Manchester, a four part series which followed the “220 badass bitches” at the top of Missguided. However, despite the promising title, viewers are offered a very limited glimpse inside Missguided’s…

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  • I’ve Graduated: What’s Next?

    August 25, 2020

    Recently I finished my undergraduate degree, and so whilst I figure out what I want to do next, feel like I’m on the threshold of the ‘real world’, as I have no solid plans of what I am going to do next. Throughout my whole life, the next step has always been planned: after GCSE’s I…

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  • Earth Overshoot Day 2020

    August 23, 2020

    Today is Earth Overshoot Day, the point where scientists say humanity has burned through all the natural resources that the planet can replenish for 2020. . For the rest of the year, we are maintaining our ecological deficit by drawing down local resource stocks and accumulating carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. We are operating in…

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  • How the Government plans to slim down the UK in the midst of COVID-19

    August 3, 2020

    Last week the Government announced its plan this week to tackle obesity in Britain, by encouraging overweight people to lose five pounds. They claim this will save the NHS £100 million and help lower their risk of dying from coronavirus. As well as banning junk food adverts before 9pm and launching a weight loss app,…

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