Wednesday, May 27, 2020

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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. The Zero Suicide Alliance, founded in 2017 a group of NHS trusts, charities, businesses and...

Loved and lost in care homes

Over 12,000 deaths have been recorded by the UK Government, as a result of COVID- 19. However, the daily statistics are only covering verified hospital deaths as of the date that these are released. Unfortunately, this has...

Civil Service and the Government: a special relationship at a troubled time

Civil servants are essential to how the UK government system works - both locally and nationally. However, with a potential lawsuit on the cards, and accusations of bullying, we explore how this could affect the special relationship...

BREXIT: The Ultimate Breakdown

The Queen accepted Boris Johnson’s request to suspend Parliament until the Queen’s Speech 14TH October from her summer retreat at Balmoral, Scotland, prompting a furious political row, leading to over 1 million signatures on a petition to...

#SudanMassacare

A man setting himself on fire in the streets of Tunisia ignited the spark of rebellion against oppressive regimes. Since then, protests against repressive and exploitative governments across the Arab world have continued to pull the attention...

We Need To Talk About Collusion, Or The Lack There Of

by CheVaughn Starling  Unless you have been living under a rock or worldwide news doesn’t interest you, you pretty much know about the cluster of nonsense in America that is the Special Counsel Investigation...

Universal Credit (and The Lack of Universal Criticism)

The government has openly admitted that the new benefits system has directly contributed to rising poverty and yet, surprisingly, there is little outcry and the solutions offered are scant. Eight years after...

The House of Lords strikes back: MPs to be given say on single market membership

A rebel Labour amendment to the EU withdrawal bill; aimed at securing a vote in the House of Commons on the UK remaining in the European Economic Area (the Single Market), passed on Tuesday. This was both a defeat...

Racism In Our Schools: An Ongoing Crisis

It has been reported recently that a secondary school in Bath, Somerset, saw at least seven white teenagers tie up, whip and pretend to auction off one of their black classmates. The white students have been variously “expelled” and excluded,...

Cabinet Reshuffle: Weak and Lacklustre

After months of rumours and typical May-like indecisiveness, on the 8th of January 2018, the PM sought a cabinet reshuffle in an attempt to inject some much-needed life into her Brexit 'suicide squad'. Senior positions remained unchanged, but some new...
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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...
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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...