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Gender pronouns matter, especially at school

Misgendering isn’t an issue of ‘snowflake culture’ or free speech and should not be treated as such

The Lola Olufemi ‘scandal’ is dishonest and damaging to BME progress

Silencing bias does not silence academic freedom, argues Brian Wong

The freshers’ ‘slave auction’ wasn’t just ill-judged banter. It goes deeper

Saying "they can't take a joke" suggests that slavery can be a joke

Not Wong: Banal racism

Brian Wong decries the casual racism which continues to pervade society

Not Wong: Dissecting the BNOC phenomenon

Brian Wong subjects the Oxford BNOC to rigorous analysis

Not Wong: In defence of lived experiences

Brian Wong crafts a compelling case for the importance of lived experiences to social justice

Not Wong: Beyond the social construct

Brian Wong asks us to embrace the fact that reality is socially constructed

Not Wong: The Invisibility Cloak

*Queerness is used here in a reclamatory manner.I want to talk about what it means to be an invisible Queer, and the hidden, pernicious...

The campaign for curriculum decolonisation in SOAS

Leaders of the movement cite the underrepresentation of non-European thinkers and the contributions of Oriental and African philosophies within European intellectual history as the primary justification for systemic reforms.

Not Wong: I can’t wait until I could see your political...

In some sense or another, this article is indubitably meta-, and suspiciously self-referential at points. In other senses, this is written in reaction to...

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