In this age, we like to think we are activists; fighting for equality, justice and peace for humans and animals. Think again. Arguably, we have progressed in terms of human rights, but have we actually charged forward in our fight against animal cruelty? Yes, we do have the well-respected RSPCA and countless protests against animal testing but this may solely be because of our universal … Continue reading Bullfighting: The Sordid Reality
People give Kim Kardashian a lot of flak, but in just a decade she’s managed to build herself an empire that would make the Romans blush and earn a ton of cash in the process. Her sisters are doing pretty well too, with makeup lines, clothing collections and spin-off TV shows bringing in millions of pounds and, perhaps even more importantly, keeping the good name … Continue reading Posting Revenge Porn Can Never be Justified – Not Even if You’re a Kardashian
Imagine you’re walking through a forest. You hear a strange noise in the distance and, upon investigating, you find a group of people dressed in costumes fighting and… doing maths? It looks like you’ve walked into a LARP game (or the weirdest revision session ever). What is LARPing? Live Action Role-Playing (LARPing) is essentially a real-life video game. People create characters, dress up like them, act like … Continue reading Life as a LARPer
On the 26th of April, The Guardian featured a headline warning the Conservatives not to take a win in the election “for granted”. Through avoiding the public, shying away from debates and pandering to the wealthy, Theresa May did just that – and paid the price. From the perspective of Brexit, it’s shambolic. Gone is the droning rhetoric of May being the powerful leader to … Continue reading Nothing Says ‘Strong and Stable’ Like Losing Your Own Election
Away from bustling cities overflowing with modern conveniences such as mobile phone signal, Theresa May presented a strong and stable example of leadership, speaking to around 200 of her own supporters in a small, rural village hall. Crathes Village Hall listed only a “Child Party” for the day of the speech. This comes after Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, spoke out about May’s decision not to appear … Continue reading Does Theresa May Understand Learning Disabilities?