How the Democratic party continue to maintain a monopoly over the ‘black vote’

Let’s face it, 2020 has been an utter shambles. First, the threat of WW3, then an extremely transmissible virus sweeps the globe and just as recently, the tragic deaths of at least 4 black Americans ripping through the social fabric. Having successfully sparked the resurgence of the #BLM ‘cultural revolution’, it’s recently kicked into another gear and fractious racial tensions among western powers are astonishingly high. Continue reading How the Democratic party continue to maintain a monopoly over the ‘black vote’

The US political ‘status quo’ is what is standing in the way of change, not systemic racism.

Ending what’s now gone on to be a now five-part blogging vent-fest about BlackLivesMatter, it’s important we talk about change. Change comes in many forms. If you’re a reasonably young, university-educated person, chances are you’re automatically seeing your change come in the form of your ‘woke’ upper/middle class, university-educated peers striving to be the most intersectional in their quest to (or at least to be seen to) appease their peers and the BLM crowd. Continue reading The US political ‘status quo’ is what is standing in the way of change, not systemic racism.

3 things that the Covid-19 pandemic will force us to think about

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

Why Joe Biden’s victory in South Carolina was needed to hault Bernie Sanders’ “progressivism”.

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”.

Why the regression of ‘freedom of speech’ is a step back in the pursuit of societal civility (Opinion Piece)

Free speech and freedom of expression has been fought over for millenia. Breaking free from the shackles of an authoritarian regime and establishing freedoms and civil liberties on human interaction is what much of the western world desire. However, there seems to have been a regression in this aspect. Continue reading Why the regression of ‘freedom of speech’ is a step back in the pursuit of societal civility (Opinion Piece)