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Minton Beddoes

Nationality – British Achievement – Beddoes became the first female editor of England’s most reputed weekly newspaper, The Economist, in 2015. History – Beddoes began to work for the newspaper in 1994, as the business affairs and economics editor.  242 more words


Eight questions with a Muslim woman about wearing a hijab in the UK

Leyton-born Iqra Ahmed has been wearing the hijab since the age of seven. The hijab is a head scarf worn by Muslim women. As there has been a steady rise in Islamophobia in the UK, Muslim women wearing the niqab, hijab or burkha are being subjected to physical attacks and violence. 615 more words


The knot that changed her life to naught

The arranged marriage tradition in India involves parents choosing the right partner for their child. However, this tradition has led to women into giving dowry to their in-laws – in return for adultery, domestic abuse and misdemeanour. 2,691 more words


All the top six sides in the English Premier League featured in continental quarter finals. The two Manchester clubs have since been eliminated with Liverpool and three London sides, that is Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea, still chasing the glory. 249 more words

Social Issues

Ok, do the Democrats push for impeachment in the House?

Yes, I know; the House impeaches and the Senate convicts and there is no way in the world that the Senate is getting to 2/3. So, President Trump will NOT be removed from office. 287 more words


Critic's Corner: Shout by Laurie Halse Anderson

Shout by Laurie Halse Anderson
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The first book of Laurie Halse Anderson that I read was Speak. That was about a year and a half ago and I was reading it for my Young Adult Materials class in grad school (library science). 131 more words


Can we still address poverty in New Zealand?

New Zealand has just ruled out one of the best measures for helping to address poverty. Is it still possible to do so?

Good question and one that irrespective of governing coalition, New Zealand must try to. 585 more words

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