Coronavirus Crisis: Ethnic Minorities on the NHS Frontline


The coronavirus crisis throws into sharp relief Britain's debt to ethnic minorities at the NHS frontline It was always going to happen – British medics dying due to coronavirus...

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Berlin Film Festival 2020: Redefining Masculinity and Masterminds


With new festival curators, this year’s Berlinale showcased new and underrated film talent. Enjoy three selections below. Expectations were high for the 70th edition of the Berlinale....

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Poem: Normal


I wouldn’t have you back. With your nice houses and good schools on the better side of wherever. You installed (or tried to) in each of us the tendency to come out in a loud red rash on...

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A Unified NHS Is More Important Now Than Ever Before


A medical professional tells The Platform that NHS Trusts are being left to their own devices in response to the coronavirus pandemic As an NHS doctor, I am angry at the way the NHS has responded...

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Little Women: Greta Gerwig’s Bold New Adaptation


Despite the sexism that plagues mainstream awarding bodies, Greta Gerwig’s exceptional directing of Little Women has ensured that the film is classic yet current, portraying memorable...

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Immigration, the Colour Bar and the Bristol Bus Boycott


The Bristol Bus Boycott should be remembered as a pivotal campaign that challenged racial discrimination in Britain, as we witness the Windrush generation face renewed challenges. In...

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Korean Cinema Scholars Preview the London Korean Film Festival of 2019


Three scholars preview the London Korean Film Festival for The Platform, which, this year, marks the centenary of the first Korean film made. The Korean Film Festival of 2019 marks...

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