The End of LOWES

When someone tells you the story of their first job, it often goes something like this: I got a job at (insert fast food restaurant) which was fun at the start but then quit after a year to find a better job. My first job story goes a little differently… I was employed by a…

The Trial of Trump

Written by Guest Author: Oliver Pope 11th February 2021 It has been over three weeks since Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. Since this time, former President Trump has mostly fallen under the radar - remaining banished from the mainstream social and news media. However, all that is…

The Uyghur Genocide

It’s not stopping. The Chinese government continue to plead their innocence and take any means necessary to conceal any illegal activity in Xinjiang. However, the world is starting to discover the horrific crimes and human rights violations in the Uyghur detention camps. One country calling out China is unlikely to make a difference, but a…

GameStop: Reddit to Reality

Usually, I try to develop catchy introductions for my articles, to hopefully try and convince you to read the blog post. But, today, I can’t come up with anything that has more of an impact that these 4 words: I LOVE THIS STORY. To summarise what has occurred in the last week, a chain of…

Change the Date

We talk and talk and talk. Every year. The same discussions, the same arguments, and the same emotions. Then, we get to January 27th, and no one cares anymore. We need to stop the talking, as it achieves nothing and only polarises people more. We need to turn that talking into quick action. January 26th,…

A Normal Inauguration?

Surely not! After everything that has occurred since the election, a ‘normal’ inauguration seemed incredibly unlikely. However, the inauguration ceremony was mostly peaceful and Joe Biden’s first day as President demonstrated that he’s here to make changes, not just revel in his newfound power. Joe Biden’s inauguration as the 46th President of the United States…

2 Million

When numbers get higher and higher, they become more and more meaningless and incomprehensible. The numbers lose value, and the shock element that might have been present at the start begins to fade away. The difference between 2 million and 1 million seems oddly small. Or maybe that’s just me? It’s hard for my brain…