Holly Barrow

Holly is a recent English literature graduate and socialist who spends the majority of her spare time reading. She enjoys writing on all things politics & culture.

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Priti Patel’s Hypocrisy: A Manipulative Narrative

In her Conservative conference speech, the Home Secretary announced with a smugness so nauseating it would leave even the most egotistical of her counterparts wincing, that she has ‘a particular responsibility when it comes to taking back control’...

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Riots Sparked by Fire in Greek Refugee Camp

Since 2015, the refugee crisis in Greece has rapidly deteriorated. Charities and aid workers have long protested the squalid conditions that thousands of asylum seekers are exposed to as they are left stranded on Greek islands whilst navigating the...

Labour Conference 2019: Promising Policy

As the 2019 Labour conference draws to a close, it is being branded one of the most radical yet. Some truly exciting and progressive motions have passed, igniting a glimmer of hope that has long lay dormant in British politics. It has, of course...

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Is Free Movement Between Australia and the UK on the Cards?

Amidst the ongoing Brexit chaos, the UK government has thrown yet another spanner in the works. In what some would describe as a bitter irony, Britain’s international trade secretary, Liz Truss, has suggested that post-Brexit negotiations could see...

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Britain to Blame: The UK’s Role in the Calais Crisis

“We will send you back” was the threat dominating headlines in August after the current Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, promised that the UK would refuse entry to migrants making the treacherous journey across the Channel.  Such callousness...

The Brexit Saga Continues: A Brief Rundown

The past couple of weeks in UK politics have been tumultuous to say the least. With Boris Johnson hanging on to his role as Prime Minister by a thread and Parliament retaliating against an unnerving prorogation, tensions are high. Why is there such...