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Vincent Chow, Deputy Editor

Vincent Chow, Deputy Editor

Vincent Chow is a 3rd year LSE Government student. Born in Hong Kong and currently living in the US, Vincent is interested in international affairs, democracy and morality.

British colonial flags waved by pro-democracy demonstrators in 2013

Which country are you from? I’m from Hong Kong. So you’re Chinese. No, I’m not. But isn’t Hong Kong in China? Yes, but they’re separate too. But you do have …
Yesterday's terrorist attack put Westminster in lockdown (Getty)

Living in Bankside during my first year at LSE on the southern bank of the Thames meant often walking along some of London’s most iconic bridges, as the university campus …
trump russia

We know that the Russian government interfered in last year’s US presidential election. That is without question. What remains to be seen is whether the Trump campaign colluded with them. …
Maryam Namazie, the controversial Iranian-born human rights activist

The newly founded LSE SU Human Rights Society has held two talks on the subjects of Islam, Sharia law and Human Rights. The talks featured two speakers who largely represent …
lse grad

The discourse surrounding the issue of economic inequality typically features an unequivocal framing of the two opposing sides– the “haves” and the “have-nots”. In the West, this dichotomy often pits …
Demonstrators hold placards during the protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban in London January 30, 2017. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Last night, about 10,000 people from around London and the country made their way to Downing Street to voice their dismay over President Trump’s controversial executive order banning people from …
Obama supporters on election night in 2008, Getty Images

When I was 12-years-old, politics was fantastic, idealistic and uplifting. The year is 2008, and I vividly remember the tangible excitement around school as Obama edged closer and closer to …
The governor of the Bank of England in the Old Theatre yesterday

Mark Carney delivered a speech to a packed Old Theatre yesterday evening alongside Nobel laureate Amartya Sen and President of the British Academy Lord Stern. The Governor of the Bank …
A still from Saleh's video as he is being escorted off the plane [Adam Saleh/Twitter]

Yesterday, social media was abuzz with the news that a man and his friend were kicked off a Delta flight from London to New York City for simply speaking Arabic. …
burning-house

The opportunity we have Picture this: You are walking to your 10am class at LSE. You turn the corner, and suddenly there is a burning house next to you. You …