Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Ending the silence on mental health in Africa

In certain African countries/cultures, mental health is an issue on which many are silent, especially among the youth. There are lots of...

Agency workers are in the Coronavirus firing line

Gig economy workers are not being given personal protective equipment or being tested for infection leaving them at risk of contracting coronavirus.

R number: What is it and is there a better measurement?

As part of our Common Sense On: Coronavirus series, Contributor Adesewa explores the meaning of the R value, its importance and its...

COVID-19: Private wealth over public health?

COVID-19 has turned the world upside down, seeing America, leader of the world stage and self-proclaimed champion of the free world, suffering...

There Are Two Sides To Every Story.

As the world becomes increasingly polarised, we create spaces online and offline for folks who don’t see eye to eye to engage critically. We help millennials leave echo chambers. The future of our democracy depends on it. Join the common sense revolution now. 

Politics

Male mental health hit hard by COVID-19

In the last three weeks, a charity has said that more than half a million people accessed...
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BAME NHS worker’s remain in the firing line against COVID 19

The British government is being called to investigate the astonishing amount of BAME workers who are dying due...

In the destruction of COVID-19, we must protect asylum seekers

When a person fleeing persecution arrives in the UK, the initial emotional relief is soon cast aside by the harsh realities of...

The Façade of Philanthropy: saviour or self-seeker?

Money. It’s what makes the world go round. It sustains most of our livelihoods, even influences our social connections. Some people are...

Should museums return artefacts to their countries of origin?

Museums all around the world boast beautiful pieces of art and history, many with entire sections dedicated to the culture of another...

Latest News

Mental health in the global black community

On February 23, 2020, Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed 25-year-old African American man, was murdered by a white father and son for running...

Did you know Yoga had a huge Impact on mental health?

In light of the recent Coronavirus pandemic, mental health has been at the forefront of many discussions. Staying indoors and living in...

A case of race: How racism can impact mental health

Racism is not short of its involvement in popular discussion. As debates of race and identity have increased tenfold, due mostly to...

What is lock-down like around the world?

Migrant workers throng buses amid the nationwide lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus at Lal Kuan Bus Stand n Ghaziabad,...

War commemorations during a pandemic: right or wrong?

For a nation that loves any excuse for a good old party, frustrations were riding high as Victory in Europe's 75th anniversary...

Male mental health hit hard by COVID-19

In the last three weeks, a charity has said that more than half a million people accessed training to prevent suicide.

Coronavirus

What is lock-down like around the world?

Migrant workers throng buses amid the nationwide lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus at Lal...

War commemorations during a pandemic: right or wrong?

For a nation that loves any excuse for a good old party, frustrations were riding high as...

Male mental health hit hard by COVID-19

In the last three weeks, a charity has said that more than half a million people accessed...

Agency workers are in the Coronavirus firing line

Gig economy workers are not being given personal protective equipment or being tested for infection leaving them...

R number: What is it and is there a better measurement?

As part of our Common Sense On: Coronavirus series, Contributor Adesewa explores the meaning of the R...

Culture

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Mental health in the global black community

On February 23, 2020, Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed 25-year-old African American man, was murdered by a white father and son for running...

Did you know Yoga had a huge Impact on mental health?

In light of the recent Coronavirus pandemic, mental health has been at the forefront of many discussions. Staying indoors and living in...

A case of race: How racism can impact mental health

Racism is not short of its involvement in popular discussion. As debates of race and identity have increased tenfold, due mostly to...
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Staff Picks

COVID-19: The Backward West?

The year 2020 has undoubtedly transformed into one of the most devastating years in our memories. The threat of international war, the...

In the destruction of COVID-19, we must protect asylum seekers

When a person fleeing persecution arrives in the UK, the initial emotional relief is soon cast aside by the harsh realities of...

Want to see art not ads? You’re In Good Company

What do you miss most about being outside? Maybe just meandering on the streets, rather than only being let out to shop....

NHS front line experiences; the key worker highs and lows

The UK's NHS staff are tasked with facing coronavirus on a daily basis. They have struggled with challenges such as the need...

COVID-19: the pandemic stopping student’s in their tracks

COVID- 19 has resulted in many sudden changes to the way that we live, in the UK and around the world. Many...

Why we shouldn’t have a Corona baby boom

Enter: Spanish Flu 1918 It arrived unexpectedly in fall 1918 and largely subsided by January 1919. According to Barker’s...

Publications

#NORTH30 – The List Celebrating The North of England

Rifts between The North and The South are not new. London has swallowed most of the energy, resources and money to help it reach its global city status that dominates narratives about the UK. For some time...

02 – The Detail: Black History Month

I should begin this Issue by making It clear that Black History is not an event or festival. It is a rich...

#NORTH30: Northern 30 Under 30 List Revealed

Read the full list here: #NORTH30 Rifts between The North and The South are not new. London has swallowed...

01 – The Detail: Echo Chambers

In an age of hyper information, one would be forgiven for expecting a growing number of information sources to result in a...

Video News

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Theresa May: “Austerity is over”

Today in her Conservative Party Conference speech, Theresa May announced a change in direction for the conservative government. After...

The UK’s First Rap Degree

In the hope of finding the next Stormzy, The Academy of Contemporary Music will host a rap degree. The...

Time For America to Drop Out of the Electoral College?

What do Andrew Jackson, Samuel J. Tilden, Grover Cleveland, Al Gore and Hillary Clinton all have in common?  If you guessed that they all...

Boris Johnson Delivers Devastating Blow to May…Again

In what has become characteristically common, Boris Johnson today renewed his attacks on the Prime Minister's Brexit Strategy, the ‘Chequers Deal’ today....

You clapped for the NHS now clap for yourself

On Thursday 26th March at 8 pm, the public clapped for the NHS to show gratitude for the continuing service they provide...

May V Corbyn: Is There Really Anything to Gain From a TV Debate?

by Ellie Tivey It goes without saying that we are living in a deeply historical time. With the vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal due this...
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How It Works

R number: What is it and is there a better measurement?

As part of our Common Sense On: Coronavirus series, Contributor Adesewa explores the meaning of the R value, its importance and its...

How does the monarchy work?

The Monarchy may be viewed as a distant elite by some, especially millennials - but the power and purpose of this age-old...

Does exiting the EU affect our technological security?

Media coverage has noticeably reduced in the run-up to Brexit - here's a quick update on the latest dilemma faced by the...

How Does Amazon Survive Black Friday Sales?

by Matthew Goldsmith Should A Company You’ve Probably Never Heard Of, Be Allowed To Carry Amazon Through Black...

Sport News

Our top five picks for Arsenal’s new manager

Much to the joy of many Arsenal fans, Unai Emery was sacked as head coach last month after only a year and...

LIFE IS A MARATHON, NOT A SPRINT

Eliud Kipchoge’s unparalleled run in Vienna breaking the mythical 2-hour marathon once again revived calls that he is the greatest of all time, a...

Is The End In Sight For Arsenal’s Unai Emery?

Having taken two points in their last four games, pundits and fans alike are wondering whether the end could be in sight...
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Racism In Football: Zero Tolerance On Three Strikes Rule

In England's 6-0 win over Bulgaria, Monday 14th October Tyrone Mings and Marcus Rashford alongside others faced racism in the form of...

Could This Be The End Of The Road For Solskjaer At United?

Man United face bitter rivals Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday in what could shape up to be a make or break...

Football and Asylum Seekers: Creating Community

by Jack Yates For asylum seekers, life is characterised by emptiness and struggle in equal measure. Harrowing pre-migration experiences...

Racism In Football Not Going Anywhere Until Governing Bodies Wake Up

In the midst of public uproar at racial abuse received by black footballers in recent weeks, Vincent Kompany has boldly come out...