Articles by Tristan Stewart-Robertson
Dec 11, 2013
SC's verdict on Section 377 puts India in the same league as IraqThose fabulous people, covered in glitter and with rainbows dangling from fingertips, are, apparently, so dangerous that they are ranked with paedophiles, murderers or rapists.
Jul 22, 2013
Why we must all pity the royal babyWhat possibility does the yet-to-be-born royal baby have for privacy?
Jul 08, 2013
How Andy Murray's win has turned into a tug-of-war over identityIf only tennis were just about tennis; but in Britain, it's about identity politics.
May 23, 2013
Was London's brutal attack really terrorism?By repeatedly using the term in news reports, does that make the public's sense of being terrorised worse than the same crime if it was only described as "murder"?
May 16, 2013
Laws alone can't prevent a disaster like the Bangladesh factory collapseUnless consumer approach in the West changes or countries like Bangladesh come up with strong rules, disasters like the Savar factory collapse will keep occurring.
May 14, 2013
Why Chris Hadfield's "Space Oddity" is the most inspiring YouTube video everSome will criticise its musicality probably, but that's mere jealousy of someone able to sing and play guitar, in SPACE. You can't help but smile and even get a bit choked up at the beauty of the planet below.
May 01, 2013
Can Google Glass fit into society without breaking the law?Serious and rational questions need to be asked about technology such as Google Glass and how it fits into the civic landscape. It's easy to get caught up in the debate about whether individuals will buy it and how it will make individual lives better
Apr 09, 2013
It's time for Maggie Thatcher's haters to move onTo some, Thatcher was the authoritative mother they craved. To others, she was the patronising father that became a symbol of teenage-natured rebellion. She cozied up to dictators, but name me a politician who hasn't done the same since.
Mar 26, 2013
Ford ad another example of why Indian thinking must changeHaving an ad with women tied up in the boot of a car wouldn't matter if the men viewed it as a fiction. The Ford India ad is a problem because too many people CAN'T tell the difference between words and images and their own actions.
Mar 18, 2013
The Leveson effect: Scotland to regulate all media... and social mediaLord McCluskey, in his effort to create a Scottish version of Leveson, said what some American journalism thinkers already do: that anyone considered to be publishing will be automatically covered by a Scottish press bill.