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Not Saying The N-Word

Why do white people even want to say it? You know what I’m talking about. That word. Casual if it has an ‘a’ at the end, and an attack if it is an ‘er’. The unsayable word – and rightly […]

Politics

I Quite Like The Welfare State

Recently, a friend of mine and I have been discussing the past political systems. It was part of this conversation that my friend said that she did not mind Margaret Thatcher because ‘she ran the country like a business’. I […]

National

Period Poverty

December 2016 saw period poverty come to light with the release of Ken Loaches I, Daniel Blake. One scene where a struggling single mother shoplifting some sanitary towels sparked the interests with a range of people – soon food banks […]

National

Thirst World Problems

We are continuously being shown how our lives are impacted by massively disastrous events and systems of power. We know that climate change is happening (regardless of humans involvement), we know that a period of mass extinction is happening (regardless […]

National

New Year, Who Dis?

January is always an interesting month. In the journalism world it is a time of reflection and more so a time to look ahead, with various publication staff in an array of different newspapers and other outlets trying to predict […]

National

Changing Your Future

From the age of eight years old I wanted to be an English Teacher in a Secondary School; fast forward to the summer of 2016 and that all changed. This was a change that had the ability to disrupt my […]

National

Are We Bored Of The Bard?

With few pupils in the classroom engaging with the source texts and showing little interest in the works of William Shakespeare, is it really important for him to have an active role in our classrooms? Whether it be in Drama […]

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