Morocco Bound Review

International Affairs

MBR International Affairs articles seek to provide insight into global issues which are overlooked in dominant British media discussions.

Fashion's Mushroom Moment

Katie Weatherstone

We all know fashion is destroying the planet: clothing is now responsible for 3-6.7% of global human-caused carbon...

Smouldering to Oblivion

Katie Weatherstone

When you think of fashion trends, what comes to mind? Maybe leopard print, flared jeans, sock boots, double...

The Enduring Shackles of Colonialism

George Collins

The story of Covid’s impact on India is not entirely new. Within living memory, the country experienced a...

Opioids: America's Forgotten Crisis

Gus Mallett

With public attention steadfastly attuned to the coronavirus pandemic, little has been made of the ongoing opioid crisis...

Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Louis Monroy-Santander

The Venezuelan refugee crisis, stemming from the country’s political and socio-economic instability, is an unprecedented catastrophe and is...

Constructing the American Ghetto

Gus Mallett

References to the “ghetto” are rife in American cultural output. Just think of Tupac’s ‘Ghetto Gospel’. Music, TV,...

Dark Tourism in Bosnia & Herzegovina

Isis Menteth Wheelwright & Tamara Vujinovic

Between 2010 and 2013, there was a 240% increase in tourist visits to Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia...

What's the Future of Fast Fashion?

Katie Weatherstone

It is not breaking news to anybody that shopping at low-priced, poor quality, global stores is ethically dubious....

Will Bookshops Survive the Pandemic?

John Noakes

Over the last decade, moral compasses have spun and a general consensus has emerged that buying books online...

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The Power of Socialist Architecture

Elsa Kenningham

In the limbo-period of occupation and division following World War Two, the o...

In Review: The Order of Time

Sam Griffin

In many ways, the title of this book is paradoxical. After the first few chap...

Turning Love to Hate with Luisa Le Voguer Couyet

Isis Menteth Wheelwright

Luisa Le Voguer Couvet is one busy woman. The founder of the collective hate,...

The Case for Not Having Fun

Will Brookman

If depriving yourself from pleasurable chemical reactions in the brain sounds...