What seems like a blessing in the form of the government stimulus schemes could infact be a death blow. Read to find out whether the current economic measures put in place are helping you in the long term or whether they are burying your future job prospects.
A global pandemic and economic crisis. Two contrasting visions of a future America. The stage is set for the most contested elections in recent US history. In an election with implications for decades to come, which of the two candidates is most compelling?
Our society has been conditioned to treat our women as less worthy than the men. That is shamelessly flagrant in the way we showcase them.
In 2016, PTI’s Imran Khan pledged to plant a billion trees in Pakistan’s poorest province. Now, Pakistan is on track to exceed that goal tenfold, and drastically reduce poverty while doing so. So, what did Pakistan do right, and could it be emulated elsewhere?
Amidst a global pandemic, seeking clarification over healthcare rules is as important as ever. What actually is the law governing medical rights in the UK? What can we learn from its historical development about what the future will look like?
It is time to change our approach to Black History Month in the UK. Black history should not just be viewed or explored from the American gaze. We must ensure that a light is shone on the history of Black people in Britain and commonwealth countries too.
Understanding the past is extremely beneficial because it allows a constant reflection of our actions as individuals, societies, and inhabitants of this planet – and offers a guide as to how we should and should not act. The field of history allows critical insights into understanding the complexities and nuances of the world. It offers the skill of critical analysis and evaluation, since historians have to reach a judgement as to what is the most plausible justification. History is a subject that can be overlooked because of its concern with the past but its relevance is something that should be appreciated greatly.
Edward Said stresses that we must unlearn the cultural dominative mode that is Orientalism. How does Skyfall perpetuate Western views of the East? By shedding light on the Orientalist gaze, we reveal the blindspot Western literature & media raised us with.
Is the hype around Neuralink justified? Why should we care? The article explores the reasons why this emerging technology could be a game-changer, why we need humanity to accept this new phase in Medicine Technology and much more.
Are profit and positive externalities mutually exclusive goals for businesses? Impact investing equips businesses with the resources to make money and do good. It just comes down to whether the investment community is ready to save the future.
There’s an endemic deficiency on the African continent; leadership- or lack thereof. Through the tenures of Banda, Nkrumah and Nyerere, we can better understand the common themes that perpetuate and encourage poor governance.
The fight for real equal representation within the UN itself is one that looks very promising, the role of women in international peace and security is fundamental and finding active ways to rightfully include women should be a bigger focus within the UN
What do the 1991 Mount Pinatubo eruption and an ocean filled with millions of white golf balls have in common? They can both combat climate change-potentially. Read on to discover how the field of geoengineering is trying to combat climate change.
It’s no secret that disability representation is lacking, but why are so many disabled characters bad examples of real disabled people? And how do some of them actively harm the community they represent? The answer may come through dissecting ableist tropes.
From the least to the most developed, countries around the world have had to adapt to COVID-19’s new normal. One big trend, particularly in developed nations, has been the rapid digitalisation of many aspects of life. According to Stanford University, 42% of the US labor force has now fully shifted their work to virtual platforms. […]
“Seldom do we consider the effect of COVID-19 on charities and non-profit organisations…”. We spoke to Literacy Pirrates, Migrant Voice, and Human Appeal and saw an insight to the effect for them and the people they help and how they have had to adapt to survive.
2 million Uighur Muslims are being persecuted & oppressed against their wishes as you read this whilst you cherish comfort & freedom. You raise your voice against your government for keeping you in lock down whilst your fellow human near torture?
In July 2020, a flood of accusations of sexual harassment, assault and blackmail against an affluent student has triggered Egypt’s greatest, most unyielding women’s revolution. Will the female community’s collective voice be enough to fight the phenomenon?
Dubbed the “Balkans of the Orient” by British historian C.A Fisher, Southeast Asia is probably the most diverse corner of the world. But just how did such a ‘Balkanised’ region of the world succeed in achieving such peace and prosperity?
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is viewed by Ethiopians worldwide as the country’s statement of intent, a demonstration of its collective ambition. Egypt views Ethiopia’s uncooperative behaviour as posing an existential threat to the Egyptian state. The GERD represents development, but at whose expense?
The world of finance is renowned for coming up with three-letter acronyms, however with the rise of ESG, where does it stand? We evaluate this strategy which drives many prominent investors today.
What if perfection was not the requirement, but in fact undesirable? Instead we place our focus on the intrinsic and shift away from the material. The Japanese ideology of Wabi Sabi, a philosophy of life, can provide some insight. Wabi Sabi embraces and promotes imperfection, authenticity and transience. It teaches its adherents to be comfortable with ambiguities.
Global Economic health is under threat by what could be the worst economic recession of our lives. Leaders around the world are brainstorming for possible solutions. One solution that has rattled debates in many international organisations is Debt Relief.
We have existed on this planet for less than 0.0004% of the earth’s history yet scientists propose that we have entered the Anthropocene, a new epoch characterized by our significant impact on the planet. Is this claim based on human arrogance and false environmental alarmism or do we have the necessary scientific evidence proving its existence?
Racism in Medical diagnoses: how racial biases disproportionately label POCs with psychotic disorders
In the midst of the Black Lives Matter movement, pressing questions of discrimination in different fields of medicine have been raised. But one that has gone far under-reported is the disproportionate number of schizophrenia diagnoses in POC populations, especially among African-Americans and Hispanics.
Telling the time is easy an easy task, we teach children at the age of 6 how to do so. Keeping track of time however turns out more difficult that one would think, and that’s mostly down to daylight saving.
Europe’s biggest employer; Great Britain’s cult religion; Our first and last line of defence against COVID-19. The NHS is huge in every way and so are the issues that plague it. This pandemic is an opportunity for us to step back and take stock – to learn from our mistakes.
A quick medical solution is what we can best hope for Covid-19 pandemic. However, have we approached it the right way since its outburst? Is mechanical ventilation the sole method to treat the Covid-19 patients?
Empowering youth leaders; Building a long-lasting AIESEC; Developing Purposeful Partnerships. 3 statements that lay the groundwork for actions of tens of thousands of AIESECers, be it the President of AIESEC International or a potential member for a local committee.
Yemen has descended into a downward spiral of troubles- accelerated by many factors. This article looks at all parties involved- the UK and US included- and explains the grief that the Yemeni have gone through. Has the world done enough, or actually done more harm than good?