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Flaws with the Pro-Life and Pro-Choice Frameworks

Flaws with the Pro-Life and Pro-Choice Frameworks

There is no question that abortion is a controversial issue. For many, it was Hillary Clinton’s and Donald Trump’s views on abortion that led them to vote the way they did. But it has only been relatively recent in the timeline of the fight for women’s reproductive rights that abortion has become so black and white in mainstream politics.  According ... Read More »

Is Social Media our Savior or Demise?

Is Social Media our Savior or Demise?

Social Media has revolutionized how we share information and experiences with one another.  We no longer relate the image of a tiny blue bird to the one we see outside.  Our phones are like an additional ligament on our arms as they are constantly attached to us.  We have the ability to attain a global audience and foster an entire ... Read More »

Water Crisis is Worsening and We Need to Act Now!

Water Crisis is Worsening and We Need to Act Now!

Clean drinking water is an essential resource for sustaining life. Its a reality that in one part of the world people are dying without this particular resource whilst the same resource is being wasted recklessly in another parts of the world. Water is a naturally occurring commodity. In many parts of the world, people are forced to pay for this ... Read More »

Dear Youth, Start Voting for a Better Tomorrow

Dear Youth, Start Voting for a Better Tomorrow

The United States 2016 presidential campaign and political events going on globally have demonstrated that today’s youth are unhappy with institutional and structural injustices set by the precedent of our ancestors. Equal access to education, human rights, women’s rights, and climate change are polarizing topics our generation has striven to fight and die for. Given our multifaceted and diverse interests ... Read More »

How Orlando is coping after the deadliest mass shooting

How Orlando is coping after the deadliest mass shooting

It’s hard to believe that two months ago, the beautiful city in which I have lived my entire life was home to what is being called one of America’s most deadly mass shootings. Home of the happiest place on earth (Disney World), Universal Studios and Islands of Adventures, Orlando houses some of the world’s most famous amusement parks alongside many ... Read More »

What does the 2016 US Election Hold for America’s Role in the World?

What does the 2016 US Election Hold for America’s Role in the World?

2016 has seen the rise of a political culture mired in populism, with the dialectic divide between the left and right holding at perhaps its strongest in recent memory. Democrats have been divided into sects of pro-Bernie fundamentalists and grudgingly complacent Hillary supporters whose main argument is that, despite her ludicrous record of foreign policy erring’s and financial cronyisms, she ... Read More »

Organ Transplants are all too black and white

Organ Transplants are all too black and white

As if the chance to undergo lifesaving organ transplants was not unlikely enough…This is a plea to get the next generation to give up what you won’t need anymore. It is hard to believe that whilst people lie in hospital beds tinkering on the edge of life or death waiting for organs, it will be the black and minority ethnic ... Read More »

The World Turned Upside Down (Again)

The World Turned Upside Down (Again)

Millions of people from all across the world have got Hamilton fever. Hamilton is an American Musical written by Lin Manuel Miranda that follows the life and political disputes of Alexander Hamilton and his adversary Aaron Burr. The blockbuster musical has sparked interest in American history, particularly in the lives of the founding fathers. Interestingly, those founding father’s actions mirror ... Read More »

How Sports is fostering New Hope

How Sports is fostering New Hope

This summer, the most anticipated sporting event in the world is taking place – the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics! Countries from every corner of the globe compete in several sporting disciplines, battling fiercely to win the coveted gold, and be dubbed Olympic Champions. Some may see this as a medium to divide nations, ethnicities and beliefs. Nonetheless there have been ... Read More »