Category Archives: Current Affairs

Mandatory ID for Social Media – a good or bad idea?

Recently, I’ve seen a lot of people sharing a petition around which aims to make it mandatory for people using any kind of social media to submit some kind of ID. Otherwise, they’d presumably either not be allowed to make … Continue reading

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Could COVID-19 be a hoax?

I was out taking my evening walk the other day when I noticed that some local graffiti artists had made a statement over a COVID-19 information poster at the bus station. They had just written two words one was “HOAX” … Continue reading

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Cancel Culture

I wanted to write a little bit about so-called “Cancel Culture” since it’s such a hot topic at the moment. What I find frustrating is that so many people, no matter what their perspective on the matter is, seem to … Continue reading

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Faith in Humanity

Following the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States and of the results of the EU referendum, I made a blog post about how despite all that, my faith in humanity had remained strong. That most harmful … Continue reading

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John-Boy Walton and the Fight Against Fascism

Donald Trump recently tweeted that ANTIFA has now been classified as a terrorist organisation. Considering the fact that ANTIFA isn’t actually an organisation and just a word used to describe the community of people who oppose fascism, it’s very concerning … Continue reading

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Staying at Home

I’m currently in the same situation as just about everyone else at the moment: self-isolating in order to do my bit to avoid the spread of coronavirus. For me, this is quite a significant change as I am generally someone … Continue reading

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Political Neutrality

I encountered somebody recently, someone who’s probably at least five years older than me, who is completely politically neutral. Not only did he say that he had never voted for anything in his life, but also that he had no … Continue reading

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Teaching Children LGBT People Exist

A lot of people have been talking about the subject of whether or not it’s ethical to teach primary school children about LGBT people and as this is a subject I feel rather passionately about, I decided I’d write a … Continue reading

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No Shave November

I don’t like facial hair. Well, no, that’s too broad a statement. Let me rephrase that: I don’t like facial hair growing on my face – on anyone else’s face, sure, that’s fine, but I think it looks as good … Continue reading

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Does Democracy Really Exist?

Today was the last day for you to register to vote in the upcoming general election. If you’re reading this, I really hope that you will vote because I think doing so is very important. I know it’s quite easy … Continue reading

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