The October Revolution, Lenin and a new Dialectic

By Steven Male On October 25th 1917 (November 7th), Lenin announced to the citizens of Russia “we have deposed the government of Kerensky”, and thus the world’s first self-proclaimed socialist government was established. This year, on the 100th anniversary of this momentous event Café Politique invited Professor Alastair Renfrew to Fischer House for a discussion. […]

The Psychological Tale of HIV/AIDS

By Adrian O’Brien Just like physical medical treatment, HIV/AIDs patients require care in the form of psychological help. The mental state of people infected by the virus plays a crucial role in their current behavioural, emotional and cognitive state, which in turn can affect their social interactions and sense of self. For example, someone recently […]