America · International · Politics

If Trump should be shaking anyone’s hand- it should be Merkel’s.

If Trump should be shaking anyone’s hand- it should be Merkel’s. Trump ducked and dodged the calls for a handshake with Angela Merkel using the same approach he has towards facts, ethnic minorities and anti-semitism- he ignored it.  It doesn’t take a huge leap to presume the snub was as a result of Merkel’s decision… Continue reading If Trump should be shaking anyone’s hand- it should be Merkel’s.

International · Social Issues

Already broken your New Year resolution? Make another one- Do your bit and stop eating meat.

Already broken your New Year resolution? Make another one- Do your bit and stop eating meat. Most people’s resolutions don’t last longer than 2 months , meaning if you’re reading this, there’s a chance your commitment to healthier eating ended up with a kebab after a Saturday night or your gym membership has already started… Continue reading Already broken your New Year resolution? Make another one- Do your bit and stop eating meat.

International · Social Issues

21 million people experience slavery each day.

While the view that slavery ended in the 19th century is one that allows us to comfortably float around without a care, the fact that the International Labour Organisation estimate that 21million men, women and children are bound by a form of slavery in the modern day is sure to burst this bubble[i]. Defined as… Continue reading 21 million people experience slavery each day.