We don’t have to take it… always

We, human beings, are really fantastic creatures. We have a great capacity to adapt to tough circumstances. We not only endure a lot of pain but actually learn from it. There’s a danger to human adaptability, though, and that’s taking in as normal what’s not good for us far too much: A lousy job environment An ill-mannered…

Net neutrality’s Day of Action. Why should this matter to all of us?

In an attempt to curve a decision that will overwhelmingly affect what Americans can see and do online, international companies such as Google, Facebook, Amazon, Reddit and Netflix altered the way their services are displayed on Wednesday in a protest against the US Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) proposals. But why should the rest of the world care?…

The Great British Repeal Bill: road to a collision course

The “Great” British Repeal Bill is the most significant part of British legislation to be introduced in the United Kingdom for decades to come. On the surface, it would appear that the purpose of the Bill is to bring EU law into domestic UK law and create continuity after what the bill calls “exit day”….

Mental health is health too

Just as you would treat a sprained ankle before it gets worse, you need to treat your brain before it gets sick. Mental health rarely gets the same respect as, for example, a common cold. Instead, people are told to “get over it” when they’re struggling with anxiety, depression or other mental health issues. Firstly,…

Discussing the subject of terrorism in British schools

The estate has left in the hands of schools the responsibility to block terrorism at an early stage while creating a climate that allows dialogue around the topic of terrorism. The implementation of discussions about terrorism, extremism and radicalisation in English Secondary School Education is heavily motivated by a political agenda and, more recently, by…

What is the deal with Saudi Arabia and Al Jazeera?

Following the issuing of an ultimatum to Qatar, which demands, among other things, the permanent shut down of long- standing news network Al Jazeera, one may question why does Saudi Arabia and its allies care so much about this issue in particular with many considering it a move to cap freedom of expression in the…

via Pigeon vision

No amount of money can compensate the loss of lives, loss of family and life-changing tragedies. It is strongly felt that damages for the victims should not come out of taxpayer funded government funds but the pockets of the criminal culprits and crooked corporations responsible for this colossal clownish authorisation of firewood housing. Attributing responsibility…

“I hope you can let this go”

Regardless of how you might feel about James Comey, two things remain clear: he had genuine concerns about President Trump lying and he will not be walked all over. During today’s Congressional hearing, there was a point when Democratic Sen. Martin Heinrich, asked him why his testimony should be believed over the White House’s official account…