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Category: Ollie Curtis

Corruption in the Kingdom: Panama papers and beyond

When the Panama and Paradise papers were leaked I thought things might change. Perhaps the status quo might be challenged but instead, nothing in the UK fundamentally changed. Emma Watson is still acting, Simon Cowell is still a producer, and the Queen is still the monarch.

Corruption in the Kingdom: MP Landlords

Boris Johnson, Sajid Javid, Emily Thornberry, Theresa May, Philip Hammond, and Jeremy Hunt. These are just some of the many Members of Parliament who privately let properties whilst simultaneously writing the rules on tenancy.

Russian Revolution: Nadezhda Krupskaya

Nadezhda Krupskaya may be an unfamiliar name to those not advertised on the topic of the Russian Revolution, however, she played a huge part in its success.
By Ollie Curtis

Cuban Revolution: Vilma Espín

Vilma Espín Guillois commonly referred to as Cuba’s First Lady, to foreigners is an often unheard of revolutionary who changed the roles of women under socialism forever.
By Ollie Curtis

African Revolution: Thomas Sankara

Thomas Sankara commonly referred to as the African Che Guevara, is an often unheard of revolutionary who arguably changed the face of the African revolution forever.
By Ollie Curtis

When Capitalism Contradicts Itself: Automation

Automation is destined to amplify unemployment rates by destroying entire industries and leaving waves of workers out of pocket. This isn’t fantasy, this isn’t the far future, this is already happening…

By Ollie Curtis