There are over 15,000 nuclear weapons worldwide, and you can't have Donald “I don’t want to rule out anything” Trump, and Vladimir "I like to measure my dick [read: Military prowess]" Putin calling the shots without nudging the Doomsday clock a little closer to midnight.
When I initially saw the headline that seven ‘Black Lives Matters’ protesters had blockaded London City Airport in protest, it took me a moment to join the dots. Were the airport staff racially profiling passengers or the management showing bias in recruitment? The actual reason for the blockade requires some mental backflips, so limber up now.
Testosterone has quite a bad reputation. Mostly due to its brazen association to thuggish, sexualy aggressive and ‘white van’ type behaviour in men. Yes, it is created in the testicals. Yes, it is what makes a man ‘manly’. Yes it can enhance aggressive reflexes, and YES it can be partially blamed for some of my gender sending unwanted dick pics on instagram / getting their penis out at any opportunity in real life. BUT we must remember...
The Brexit referendum has confirmed beyond doubt that we are now a nation divided; but is it still possible to reconcile our differences? In order to bring the two sides together and begin the healing, we need to engage in an open, constructive conversation which promotes the sharing of ideas. The problem is that the arena needed for this to take place is quickly disappearing.
The UK’s decision to leave the EU is a historic moment and its impact will be felt for decades to come. It was therefore of paramount importance that the public was in possession of the facts they needed to make a well informed decision before entering the voting booth. The problem is, the facts were not reported.