• I’m a Feminist not a Misandrist

    Katherine Brown is a University of Nottingham student studying in China. I’m a feminist, not a misandrist Anyone who calls themselves a feminist at university will tell you that it is always a hot topic of debate. The word ‘feminism’ often inspires a discourse, or rather, everyone seems to ask ...

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  • Don’t we all need a home?

    Ayo Fagbemi is one of the Senior Editors at Diss. In this piece Ayo helps us understand the hardships of being homeless and how close it is to you. Having a home is a basic necessity to a good, happy and healthy life. Speaking to John Doolan on Shoreditch High Street, ...

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  • The Problem of Unconcious Racism

    Ayo Fagbemi Are we not all just a little bit racist, do we not all laugh at jokes about other cultures but frown when it is about our own, in the society today racism has become socially unacceptable and rightly so, but we need to address the problem of unconscious ...

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  • One and the Same

    Ayo Fagbemi Community and a sense of belonging are at the centre of human desire. This sense of belonging is one that is sold to mankind most effectively in religion. With Karl Marx proclaiming that religion is the opium of the masses, it’s power is exponential in that it is ...

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  • The Importance of being Classical

    Graham Wilson For over two thousand years study of the classics was the touchstone of western education. From second century Rome until today schoolchildren all over the world have been coerced into learning Latin and Greek, reading Plato and Cicero, and acting Euripides and Sophocles. In our country alone the ...

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  • Youth Culture in China

    Soft Power and the reputation of a Nation are a hard thing to grasp. Where I’m from in Britain, the soft power is huge. With top quality universities, high wages and free healthcare, it’s a pretty attractive place to live. Add to that a thriving arts scene in London, Liverpool, Manchester, ...

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