Eshana Dasanjh - Year 11 Student History is determined by those who write it. As Napoleon once said, ‘What is history, but a fable agreed upon?’ Many parts of history are often forgotten, downplayed, or repressed, and nowhere is this more fitting than in the turbulent history of the British Empire. Instead of recognising the … Continue reading The Censorship of the History of the British Empire
Anika Bansal - Year 9 Student Why is there a dispute? Due to opposite views on the trade imbalance and their economy, the US and China rivalry has developed into a full-blown trade war. The US has criticised China of unfair trading practices and intellectual property theft. The common belief in China regarding this matter … Continue reading US-China Trade War: A UK Perspective
George Gearty - Year 13 Student & Chief Editor, Politics in Review Editor's Note: Politics in Review would like to remind its readers that this is an independent journal, published entirely by politics students. Therefore, the opinions expressed in this journal are the opinions of the contributors and not the opinions of the school. GG … Continue reading The Benefits of Brexit
James Hardy - Year 12 Student One tenet of economic theory is the efficient use of resources or factors of production, be they land, labour, capital or entrepreneurship. This is because it reduces wastage and so these factors of production can be used for other purposes, facilitating greater economic growth. However, gross social inequality pervades … Continue reading How Equality of Opportunity Helps Drive the Economy
Mr Clements - Librarian All of these books are available in the Lawson Library at GSAL. Visit the Lawson Library homepage Search the Lawson Library catalogue Invisible Women Caroline Criado Perez A clear & thoughtful look at the gender data gap - how a lack of knowledge is at the root of continuous, systemic discrimination … Continue reading Mr Clements Reads…
Mr Clements - Librarian All of these books are available in the Lawson Library at GSAL. Visit the Lawson Library homepage Search the Lawson Library catalogue Climate Change / Environment The young climate activist Greta Thunberg has just been voted Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2019. Climate change is one of the defining … Continue reading Mr Clements Reads… Climate Change and Environment
Oliver Larking - Year 13 Student Editor's Note: Oliver produced this excellent piece of original writing as part of his A-Level English Language course. It explores how and why the cultural hit TV show The Apprentice has evolved through time, and then examines the extent to which it has lost its way and how it … Continue reading The Apprentice: A platform for young entrepreneurs, or a breeding ground for fame-hungry wannabees?