Japan: Violence and Ableism


The largest mass killing in Japan since World War II targeted people with disabilities Japanese society often prides itself in being homogeneous. Although the country appears to be slowly...

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Is Parenting Really Shared?


Our society must address why women are not being given the opportunity to share childcare responsibilities     In most communities, when we talk about children and what...

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Turkey’s Attempted Coup: The Lesser of Two Evils


As the Turkish military, judiciary and education sector is purged of Gulenist influences, the future of moderate Islamism in Turkey hangs in the balance Part Two: Turkey’s Attempted...

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Is Wolf-Whistling Really a Hate Crime?


The decision to record misogynistic incidents as a form of hate crime has sparked criticism from both men and women   Last month, Nottinghamshire police broadened their definition...

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Boyish Smirks and Outrageous Insults: Why Boris Johnson Is the Postmodern Proteus


The appointment of the UK foreign secretary quashes the importance of political responsibility   As senior duty minister, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is currently in charge...

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Death is Omnipresent, Yet We Are Unaware of Our Mortality


If we acknowledge the inevitability of death we can live a fuller life in the present   Death is certain. We are humans and we are mortal. We are going to die. Today. Tomorrow....

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Battling for the Earth: The Huicholes


Featured Image: Teresa Madeline Geer In the fight for the land against mining multinationals, the Huicholes represent us all  In his two-hour indie documentary, Huicholes: The Last...

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