Authors Posts by Freddie Hopkinson

Freddie Hopkinson


Sell Us the Truth

Freddie Hopkinson explores the consequences of the recent scandal at Volkswagen

God Save the Queen?

Freddie Hopkinson seeks to understand the meaning of Britain's continued obsession with its longest reigning monarch

Architects of Oligarchy

Freddie Hopkinson asks whether we are celebrating the wrong sort of architecture for our cities

Rowing on – college rowing as a way of thinking

Freddie Hopkinson on the importance of rowing in Oxford

An unexpected coup and an uncertain future

Freddie Hopkinson considers the consequences of a Conservative victory in last week's election

Milking it: why dairy production matters

Freddie Hopkinson explores the effect of the abolition of EU dairy quotas - will the UK be caught out?

Debate: Can social media activism be a force for good?

As the use of social media continues to grow, we ask whether social media activism is as good as we think it is

Whatever happened to the "Compassionate Conservatives"?

In response to David Cameron's appearance on the Andrew Marr Show, Freddie Hopkinson bemoans the demise of the idea of the 'Big Society', calling for the Conservatives to re-establish links with the centre ground


two hands holding a load of shopping bags

Binge shopping – a no brainer?

Exploring the science behind the 'treat yourself' mentality

The psychology of an evil stepmother

Is this classic archetype a thing of the past?
A drawing which shows envy as a naked hag angrily soaring through the sky, by William Hamilton

The anxiety of envy

"Big names dominate the industry, and yet their fiction feels incredibly same-y."

Word on the Street

Student style in its laidback, everyday glory
A black and white close-up shot of the face of a man with a woman standing up beside him.

Fast Film: In a Lonely Place unites noir tradition with painfully real romance

Humphrey Bogart is a man addled by loneliness in this cinematic masterclass of subtlety and allegory.