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the situation in syria

the situation in syria

Briefly, what is the Syrian Civil War and refugee crisis, and who’s fighting who?   In a week’s time, the Syrian Civil War will have been raging for eight years. In that time, up to 1/2 a million Syrians have been killed amidst the fighting. […]

General Election ’17 – The DUP: who are they and what do they stand for?

General Election ’17 – The DUP: who are they and what do they stand for?

On Friday 9th June the British public woke to the strong possibility of a coalition government between the Conservative party and the Democratic Unionist Party, a shock result that has left the British political system floundering. Not only did the Labour party under Jeremy Corbyn […]

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, […]

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 […]