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Month: June 2016

The outcome of the Brock Turner case terrifies me.

The outcome of the Brock Turner case terrifies me.

  In March 2016, a former college student, Brock Turner, was found guilty of three counts of sexual assault that occurred against a woman in January 2015, yet sentenced to six months in county jail and probation. He got six months jail time for a […]

Literally, where is the love?

Literally, where is the love?

  I am writing this post in the wake of the Pulse night club shooting, leaving forty nine dead and another fifty three injured, the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. Two days previous to writing this, Jo Cox, a Labour MP, a wife, […]

BAN THE YULIN DOG MEAT FESTIVAL

BAN THE YULIN DOG MEAT FESTIVAL

Each year in June, the Dog Meat Festival commences in Yulin,¬†Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China, in conjunction with the summer solstice. It is thought that yearly, within China 10-20 million dogs are slaughtered for meat, and a further 10-15,000 are tortured and killed during […]

Donald Trump Must Be Taken Seriously

Donald Trump Must Be Taken Seriously

  As of last week Donald J. Trump secured himself enough delegates to become the presumptive Republican nominee in the US general election, reaching a level of electoral success that has already blown away both his supporters and critics alike. Whilst it is easy to […]