Jobs are important. They provide purpose, goals and structure. Our modern capitalist society rewards people for thinking of others, as monetary gain doesn’t simply come from thinking about ones self. Not only are they lifelines to provide physical amenities but they help you meet people, forge friendships and develop skills. Even those jobs deemed ‘dead-end’ jobs are enjoyed by many because of companionships that are formed and purpose it brings. Continue reading We need to begin reopening the country! – A personal anecdote for a loss of purpose
30 million in the USA. 6.5 million in the UK. Over a million in Spain. 195 million projected worldwide. I’m talking about job loss and almost all of them have or will have been lost due to the spread of the novel Coronavirus. Continue reading COVID-19 has triggered the debate for Universal Basic Income – but is it the way forward?
We’re probably sick to death of the eleven letter word on our screens, in our conversations and ruining our lives. But for a particular group of mostly economically ‘progressive’ individuals, it’s the saving grace for society and the opportunity for a complete communistic overhaul of all of our classical institutions and fundamental way of life in the west. Continue reading Coronavirus is just the thing Neo-Marxists are looking for
No country contained the outbreak better than South-Korea. Limiting there spread to just under 10,000 total cases, they managed to contain it to the Daegu region, with help from their contingency plan and red-tape deregulation’s in the wake of their terrible SARS outbreak, which hit the nation hard. Continue reading Is the cure worse than the disease for Coronavirus?
Italy is in a really sticky spot to put it mildly. With the oldest population in Europe, a tight-knit family-first culture and a popular tourist destination, COVID-19 has been ripping through the country, so far claiming the lives of over 20,000 Italians. Continue reading ‘Italeave’ is coming – So is the fall of EU
Many questions are yet to be answered in the wake of such an outbreak. Were we prepared? Did we need to lock down? What’s the best way to shield the economy in the future? These are some of the trivial debates that commentators and politicians will be stewing over in the coming months. Continue reading 3 things that the Covid-19 pandemic will force us to think about
Joe Biden smoked the competition in the South Carolina primary’s. For a man seemingly fluttering in-and-out of consciousness on debate stages and making more political flops than a fish out of water – the long time moderate favourite, ‘sleepy Joe’ has pulled an astounding victory out of his backside. Continue reading Why Joe Biden’s victory in South Carolina was needed to hault Bernie Sanders’ “progressivism”.
The age old debate of where government responsibility ends and where personal responsibility takes hold is more rife than ever. With the pushing of egalitarian policy, to the demanding of government to fix our media and healthcare. Where is the limit? Continue reading The west is riddled with a ‘Blame culture’ that’s causing the rise of ‘Nanny state’ policy
Ahhh, the Brit awards. Not only is it time to show off our diverse range of talent and award them for their artistic creativity, but a time to celebrate our unified culture and embracing all backgrounds. However, as with every significant award ceremony, it has to turn political. Continue reading The Brits: Why Dave and Stormzy’s political narrative actually hurts blacks people
The sincerely tragic death of Love Island presenter Caroline Flack, has rocked the UK. The passing of the reality mogul has sparked controversy on the future of the show as well as government intervention on cyber bullying and the legitimacy of the British tabloid press also being called into question. Continue reading The death of Caroline Flack: What happens now?