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…

Jacinda Ardern wins the New Zealand election!

Jacinda Ardern has secured a second term after a dominant victory by the New Zealand Labour party. Her party has secured a parliamentary majority for the first time since electoral reforms in 1996. The decisive nature of her victory gives the Labour party many new options moving forward. In previous years, they created a coalition…

The Danger of Federalism

The current health crisis impacting each corner of the earth has forced governments to act swiftly. Unsurprisingly, this has resulted in confusion in nations where citizens are under the authority of multiple leaders who give different instructions. This has been the case in Australia, and this is the danger of federalism. Federalism, in the Australian…

A Different Easter

This is an Easter period like no other. When families would typically be catching up or travelling, they have been forced inside of their own homes to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19. Regardless of your religion or spiritual beliefs, I would like to wish you all a Happy Easter! I hope that although we…

Why I Love Sport

I am an avid watcher of sports around the world, in fact, you could tell me any sport, and I could probably tell you which team or player I support. Although sport may not be considered one of the pressing issues in our society, it consistently creates news headlines, media debates and excitement. I love…