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


Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities

Follow the Money: How football puts finance over fans

In light of Bolton Wanderer's narrow escape from administration, we need to confront how money dominates our nation's favourite sport.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?

The government is wrong to dismiss abortion clinic buffer zones

Protests outside abortion clinics are a form of harassment which undermine the free choices of women

Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off