People Mountain People Sea

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Charles de Gaulle once said of the middle kingdom, in something of an understatement, “China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese.” It’s a modest thesis on one of the world’s oldest civilisations, for sure, but one that I think comprehends two things: a) brevity is indeed the soul of wit and b) China … Continued

Porn: young people call for change

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All italicised, anonymous responses are from young people who responded to our survey. You’d have to be pretty doggedly devoted to porn to deny there’s a whole lot of it that’s robotic, violent or just downright creepy. Porn culture, as it stands right now, is missing the marks it could be just so good at hitting – or, … Continued

Charlie didn’t like my nose picking

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Do you remember your first crush? Our writers take a potentially embarrassing trip down memory lane to relive the joy and pain of their first loves. When I was seven I told my parents I had a girlfriend at school called Anna. This wasn’t as entertaining a story as I’d hoped, so the next day … Continued

Top four topics for young feminists

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With the most exciting weekend on the feminist calendar fast approaching, we wanted to hear which bits of the Feminism in London national conference will be particularly pertinent for young people. Magdalena Oldziejewska, from the press team, gave us the goss. A bit on the political side Magda explained what’s on for those of us keen … Continued