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Month: March 2018

Driving Change: The Future of Autonomous Vehicles

Clayton Christensen in his seminal book The Innovator’s Dilemma reflected how every business leader must one day face a challenge to its business model, regardless of its industry or tenure as top dog. Approximately a century ago, the carmaker industry…

Exclusive Jurisdiction

The exclusionary rule is an established legal principle that forbids illegally obtained evidence to be used against any accused person. This legal notion first circulated in the English courts in the late 18th century but received its fullest expression in…

Fashion Trends for Autumn/Winter 2018

As we’re all anxiously awaiting the approach of the summer months, planning holidays and festival outfits, the fashion industry, however, is all set for next autumn and winter. The thought of another winter at this moment in time is, quite…

When Legal Artifice Meet Legal Artificiality

When the printing press first appeared, scribes who had previously made a living out of copying out manuscripts revolted en masse. They railed against this new technology, decrying it as a threat to their livelihood and to the care and…

US Politician Insists Gay Marriage ‘Hurts the Sanctity of Affairs’

This week, an American politician has made headlines for his spirited defence of the sanctity of affairs, following the landmark Supreme Court decision that legalised gay marriage across the country. Mark Byrne, who represents Alabama in the US Senate and…

North Korea’s Most Powerful Weapon

When one thinks of North Korea, what springs to mind? The Korean War? Nuclear testing? The back and forth between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump? Bad haircuts? It could be any one of these unpleasant things. But football? The…

Study finds Socialism Can Only Benefit The 99%

Checkmate Liberals! A new study conducted by Fox News and Margaret Thatcher’s ghost has found that when a socialist economic system is established in any country in the world, the only ones who benefit are the bottom 99%. This ground-breaking…

Pope to Canonise Every Dog

Speaking in St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City last week, Pope Francis announced that he intends to canonise every dog on earth as a way of thanking them for existing and for ‘…being such good boys and girls’. His Holiness…

Film In Review: Black Panther

Marvel’s latest (if it is even the latest, I struggle to keep up with the sheer volume of movies they produce) has been smashing box office records since its release, and while Marvel movies are generally something I tend to…

Extinction Notice: A Mourning Cry For a Horny Guy

On the 19th of March, in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya, the last male northern white rhinoceros on the planet, Sudan, went to the great savannah in the sky. The equivalent of 90 years old in human years, Sudan…

Beauty Trends for Autumn/Winter 2018

Gender equality and female empowerment were the topics in the limelight over the past year and it’s no wonder that the hairstyles and beauty looks on the runways for autumn/winter are statements in their own right. Punk Eyed The punk…

Electric Picnic 2018: The Line Up

When the line-up for Longitude was announced last month, it was so shockingly fantastic that all hopes of the EP line-up being in the same stratosphere were abandoned. EP has struggled with their demographic over the years since the demise…