A few observations on recent events What happened to balances and checks on power? What happened to the fact the President of the US was bound by democracy and why does his first week have more of a sense of dictatorship? The ban does not serve any practical safety purpose other than to appease Trump…Read more Observations and Questions on Trump
Curiousity And Racism
There is a difference between curiousity and racism. When a close-knit community receives a visitor, it is only expected that stares and perhaps even suspicious glances would greet him. Although they may seem slightly off-putting, it is a reaction which does not have its roots in hatred but only curiousity or fear for security. The…Read more Curiousity And Racism
A Small Request
I wonder if after all these bills and years of legislation, Coupled with years of attempted integration, If you now see me as a human Rather than an irritating confusion When I walk past you in the street Do you see me as a person or are you just discreet In the way your mind…Read more A Small Request
Sometimes We Forget The Simple Things
I broke my leg two weeks ago. So? People are always going about breaking their leg. Just last week I met a man who had broken eight bones in a nasty football accident. What these accidents have in common though, is that for a month or two, they give you a taste of what it…Read more Sometimes We Forget The Simple Things
Amazing Internships Or Modern Day Slavery?
Teenagers face discrimination and exploitation in the working sphere. I find that students have access only to jobs which are seen as being at the lower level whereas the more challenging are out of their reach, not because they demand skills beyond students but are simply seen as 'too good for them.' By this I…Read more Amazing Internships Or Modern Day Slavery?
I hear someone laughing. I can hear them from my bedroom as I sit on my Manchester United duvet covers while they chuckle at the absurdity of this teenager worrying about money. “Problems? Bah, you will know problems when you come to my age son. For now you can stick to worrying about fashion and…Read more Age..ism?