Derek Chauvin Guilty

‘This isn’t justice; this is accountability.’ Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of murdering George Floyd. Almost a year ago, videos emerged of George Floyd crying out for help as he was pinned to the ground by a Minneapolis police officer. Floyd died soon after the incident, resulting in weeks of protests, initially in Minnesota…

The Music Roundup Week 46: What is SHOEGAZE?

Hello and welcome to Week 46 of the Music Roundup! This week's article will take you through some review of the latest albums, including Lana Del Ray and Justin Bieber! We will also take a deep dive into shoegaze and the highlights of the genre! 10 Songs on Repeat: 1. Farewell Transmission by Songs: Ohia…

What’s Happening in MYANMAR?

A military coup causing widespread chaos, violence and death, all in the name of a ‘true and disciplined democracy’. A humanitarian and political disaster is unfolding in Myanmar as we speak, and we must talk about it. Myanmar (previously known as Burma) is a country in Southeast Asia, bordering Thailand, Laos, China, India and Bangladesh.…

Australia’s Vaccine Disaster

We didn’t have time to prepare! We were focusing on controlling large outbreaks as our first priority! We had to ensure our economy didn’t collapse and lead to chaos! Many countries in the world can use these excuses to justify their slow rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine. Australia CAN NOT. We haven’t had a significant…

Let’s Get Legal: Border Battles

Welcome back to article two of Let’s Get Legal. This is a series where myself, Simeon (creator and author of the Levine Lowdown) and Guest Author Daniel, review, prompt ideas, and demonstrate how certain court cases, statutes and everything in-between affect you and bear relevance to our society. Please let us know any thoughts you…

Unemployment is NOT Exclusive

It doesn’t choose its targets. It doesn’t favour some over others. It’s unpredictable, devastating and enduring. The myth of unemployment in Australia is incredibly damaging, as it allows the government to continually keep the rate of unemployment benefits so slow. Unemployment is not left for dole bludgers who don’t want to work. I’ll say that…

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…