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Racism in America

Edited by: Claudia Kwok

Recent American events surrounding the #BlackLivesMatters movement sparked the critical thinker within me to awaken. If you’re unaware, two seemingly innocent African Americans were recently gunned down by police officers in separate incidents, which have led to an anarchic outrage on social media and in the form of protest in Dallas (and yes, Obama delivered yet another… 436 more words

America

Boats, Lifejackets, Fear and Hope: The European Refugee Crisis in the Mediterranean

My interest in Public Health and desire to work for an NGO in the future means I actively follow the work many of them daily. Last night I read about the 541 passengers on the MSF Argos vessel who were rescued from the Mediterranean Sea after coming into difficulty on the same day whilst attempting to flee from their homelands. 323 more words

Opinion

Haiku: A Piece Of Advice

“‘Walk a mile in my shoes’ is good advice. Our children will learn to respect others if they are used to imagining themselves in another’s place.” Neil Kurshan… 1,255 more words

Positive Advice

Brexit – A Pyrrhic Victory

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and the Northern Ireland, yes, that’s the official name of the ‘sovereign state’ which we lethargically refer to as the UK. 1,418 more words

Global Events

So long, fair well, Auf wiedersehen, goodbye

A new day, and the world has not fallen into disarray, much. The EU referendum has not caused the world to collapse despite the shocking Brexit vote. 163 more words

Opinion

Weekly Photo Challenge: PARTNERS

“It is probably not love that makes the world go around, but rather those mutually supportive alliances through which partners recognize their dependence on each other for the achievement of shared and private goals.” Fred Allen… 491 more words

Positive Advice

Inspiration: The Story Behind The Door

“She knocked and waited, because when the door was opened from within, it had the potential to lead someplace quite different.” Laini Taylor

A very little key will open a very heavy door.

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