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What’s going on with Watson? What’s going on with feminism? Comment 

What’s going on with Watson? What’s going on with feminism?

From Twitter hashtags to campus events to comprehensive national media coverage, it seems as though International Women’s Week has received more attention than ever this year. However, just prior to this promising push towards a more equal society, Emma Watson- the celebrated actress/self-admitted feminist-  provoked controversy for posing semi-topless in the magazine, Vanity Fair. For some, who already condemned Watson’s ‘artificial’ feminism, this only consolidated their stance that her comments against the objectification of women and efforts to enhance female agency were nothing more than mere show. Why would a…

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Calais ‘Jungle’: Are comparisons with Nazi Germany justified? Comment 

Calais ‘Jungle’: Are comparisons with Nazi Germany justified?

A week after the controversial clearance of the so-called Calais ‘jungle’ began, the final 1,500 refugee children have been moved from the camp this morning. With this demolition, our attention has once again been drawn to the ongoing migrant crisis and yet another comparison to Nazi Germany has been made. Last week, Clare Moseley, founder of the charity Care4Calais, became the latest addition to the growing list of those who have drawn the comparison between Jewish victims of the Holocaust and twenty-first century refugees. Indeed, her comment that “the way…

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