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‘Men have ruled the world for too long’ – Interview with Swedish feminist politician Veronica Svärd

July 30, 2014 1:00 pm2 comments
‘Men have ruled the world for too long’ – Interview with Swedish feminist politician Veronica Svärd

‘Mens violence against women causes more death than all military conflicts in the world. It is the worst form of opression of women, and of course Sweden, like everywhere else, does not stand free from this global insecurity matter’ – says Veronica Svärd, candidate to the Swedish parliament for Feminist […]

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Pro-Israeli undercurrents in the BBC

July 27, 2014 11:54 am0 comments
Pro-Israeli undercurrents in the BBC

BBC reports on the progression of Israel’s ‘Operation Protective Edge’ are coming increasingly under fire. Thousands protested outside BBC headquarters in London, demanding an honest portrayal of the situation in Gaza. Some elements of pro-Israeli bias in the BBC are here summarised in brief. 1. It publicises Israeli propaganda: It repeats Israeli-created terminology which holds […]

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Modern day slavery

July 24, 2014 9:45 pm0 comments
Modern day slavery

Slavery was one of world’s biggest shames. Something that is rarely discussed anymore because we hold it as a thing of the past; but is it really a thing of the past? How free are we actually today? Who can honestly say “I am a free man” without stopping for […]

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Contextualising terrorism in Israel-Palestine

July 18, 2014 6:00 pm0 comments
Contextualising terrorism in Israel-Palestine

Recent events in Palestine and Israel have led to a huge increase in media coverage of the region but the articles and reports rarely cover beyond the immediate present. Below are possible contextual points which could be offered in articles for those newly being introduced to the situation in the region. 1. The history is […]

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Creative thinking – the new approach for fundraising?

11:07 am1 comment
Creative thinking – the new approach for fundraising?

What comes to mind when you hear the word fundraising? Time and time again, I find myself approached by various charitable institutions for money, but am rarely given a chance to truly feel involvement in the donation. Do I even get the chance to care – or is a signed check […]

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The Search For Snoopy

July 17, 2014 9:50 am0 comments
The Search For Snoopy

When Neil Armstrong stepped onto the lunar surface at 02:56 UTC on 21st July 1969, it was the culmination of a decade of work by some of the brightest minds in the world spearheading the Apollo project. We know much about the men who made this most historic of journeys […]

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Car sharing with a person of mass destruction

July 10, 2014 9:50 am0 comments
Car sharing with a person of mass destruction

Recently I car-shared for the first time. I’ve reached that level of broke. The level where you get in a car with a complete stranger, the only info you have about him being “Paul, male, 50-60 years old”. He offered me a lift to Sunderland free of charge and I was […]

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Slumdog for a week

July 5, 2014 9:50 am0 comments
Slumdog for a week

A Life Changing Experience As a first world society there are so many things we consider necessities rather than luxuries; a four bedroom house, en suite bathrooms, back gardens, clean running water. Even though we work hard and accumulate these things we still want more. Why is it that we […]

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