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
Tell me what I shouldn't do So you won't term me a terrorist Or some crazy extremist I get up every morning And just like you I groan at the thought of another long day Then its the rush hour traffic for me And you; trains are packed People are tired and whacked…Read more Tell Me What I Shouldn’t Do
We all know that violence is wrong and should not be used but we also know that it occurs quite frequently in our world. I want to discuss violence when protesting and campaigning for change. Why do people feel the need to turn to violence when protesting on the streets? The fact is, those issues…Read more Turning To Violence?
It is pretty difficult picking my favourite bloggers so as a token of appreciation here is a mention to the top recent commenters on my blog as told to me by the stats page. So if you are thinking hey I should be on this page then, go beat up WordPress! I may join you,…Read more Top Recent Commenters
Whilst studying the Cold War, one issue continues to provoke a bewildered response inside me as my mind fails to grapple with the justifications for it. The nuclear arms race. By 1961, the US and the Soviet Union had the combined ability to destroy the world three times over. You would have thought it would…Read more Madness
How much do you know about the Cold War? As a student in the UK, before the second half of this academic year all I knew about it was that it was some sort of struggle involving spies and nuclear weapons but after nearly six months of studying it, I feel much more illuminated on…Read more Minds In A Haze, Lost In A Daze
When a beggar asks for change, do you give it or walk away? I was asked this question once and realised that sadly, I was of the latter people who would keep their heads down and hands in their pockets. Like the issue discussed yesterday where people in London tend not to interact with each…Read more The Arrogance Of Humanism
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
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?