POLITICS

Trump’s War on Science

Suggesting that people drink bleach is obviously an outrageous thing for the President of the United States to have said. Here’s a history of Trump’s other notable lies and misleading statements on medical and scientific matters.

Statue toppling: Why I think that it isn’t about “dwelling in the past we can’t change” but instead, moving forward into “the future where we can”

Following the protests of the Black Lives Matter movement, statues of figures with a controversial past have been defaced and/or toppled. Ultimately, this brings in radical change and making far more than a statement from the voices of those who have been so used to being silenced.

The Odyssey of Afghan Women

Afghanistan is once again the center of the world’s attention, and for all the wrong reasons. The Taliban, freshly emboldened by the announcement from President Joe Biden that US and NATO troops would soon withdraw from Afghanistan, began intensifying their offensive to take provincial capitals and eventually Kabul. At the time of writing, Taliban forcesContinue reading “The Odyssey of Afghan Women”

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Ago this Week

For many ordinary Hiroshima citizens, August 6, 1945 began as just another day. Despite having received less than positive news from the frontlines of the Japanese Army, there was a sense of calm and relief for citizens. Hiroshima had, after all, been spared the US airstrikes that had hit other Japanese cities.

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