Pure majoritarianism and its role in worsening an already inhospitable political landscape

Since the western political upsets of Brexit and the election of Donald J. Trump as POTUS in 2016, society is still fully immersed in a heightened culture war and a quest for social, economic, and political status has left society’s ability to ‘get along’ in tatters. Continue reading Pure majoritarianism and its role in worsening an already inhospitable political landscape

The death of George Floyd is a true tragedy – but let’s not let hysteria fuel this dangerous narrative

Shocking footage emerged of four police officers ‘arresting’ 46-year-old George Floyd from Minneapolis; one of them can be seen kneeling on his neck and crushing his airways in the damning video clip. This has set Twitter and social media ablaze with controversy and has firmly re-ignited the police brutality debate which, has seemingly become a bi-monthly occurrence these days. Continue reading The death of George Floyd is a true tragedy – but let’s not let hysteria fuel this dangerous narrative

The Conservative government’s failure of Britain’s care homes

As we’re approaching the tail end of the virus outbreak now, the claws are out as a new wave of politicization nears its peak. Amongst the fallout of the recent Dominic Cummings scandal, his excursion trips up to Durham is the perfect cover (at least temporarily) to mask the dismal performance in Britain’s care homes. Continue reading The Conservative government’s failure of Britain’s care homes