Brett Kavanaugh was voted in. Christine Blasey Ford may not have been the wave that changed the tide but the ripples she made are irreversible. Women are outraged and crowds of them are on a warpath to hold abusers accountable and, with the November midterms rapidly approaching, ready to struggle for a system that fights for them not against them.
It is no wonder that women do not come forward with events that have happened to them, when politicians in the public eye appear to disregard accusations because party politics, and manipulating the make-up of institutions, is more important.
The world’s consumption of single-use plastic is slowly killing our earth. If you have seen Blue Planet you will have been shown the detrimental effect the use… Read more “Why you should reduce your plastic waste”
Divisive is an apt word for the process of removing Britain from the European Union. From even before the announcement of the referendum to this exact moment,… Read more “Both sides of the aisle: a look at why Brexit is great for pluralism”
Last week women in Saudi Arabia were legally allowed to drive themselves for the first time in the country’s history. Before this change Saudi was the only country in the world where driving alone was forbidden for women.
Love Island may make addictive TV, but its practices are unethical, and its lack of diversity in many ways is wrong. It lacks respect for its stars, and does not support them – despite the fact love Island has ruined some of their previous careers.
One year ago 72 people died in the Grenfell tower fire in West London. Now that the public inquiry has started, what have we learned about what and how this happened?
It was just after six in the evening on Saturday 26 May when it was formally announced that the Republic of Ireland had voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment, an amendment that stated abortion was illegal in almost all cases.
To those who were involved in the referendum, whatever you did, no matter how small, whether it was hours of canvassing, going home to vote or simply sending a tweet with #Repealthe8th or discussing the issue with a loved one, you played a part in this historic moment.
Unless you have been living under a rock over the last week you will know that the Royal Wedding happened. Now, the Royals have a lot of… Read more “The Royal Wedding was a milestone for equality”