Author: Alethea Farline

A voter wears her "I Voted" sticker on Election Day in New York on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. (Photo by Richard B. Levine)

US ELECTION 2020: Left, Right, Left, Right … the march of inconvenient truths

Search ‘US Election 2020’ to see all our coverage PERSONAL OPINION Masters Journalism student Alethea Farline highlights some uncomfortable truths about the US and its polarised presidential politics – and warns the Left against its moral-high-ground narrative.   President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden participate in the […]

The Cultural Springs: How the arts have brought the community closer together during lockdown

The Cultural Springs: How the arts have brought the community closer together during lockdown

The past few days have seen a storm of controversy around apparent Government ‘contempt’ for the UK’s arts and creative industries (A&CI). First, Chancellor Rishi Sunak provoked anger with comments which, while mis-reported, created the perception that ministers saw careers in A&CI as somehow ‘disposable’. But then came a government […]