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Everyday Ideology: Jordan Peterson and the Crisis of Anxious Masculinity

We should not pretend otherwise: it is not a coincidence that the recent upsurge in popularity of the Toronto-based clinical psychologist Jordan B. Peterson...

Power to the Pictures: Propaganda: the authoritarian’s vital tool

The hate-hate relationship between North Korea and the US is flourishing. After Pyongyang launched a series of ballistic missiles last summer, the hermit state...

Gun Laws still not under control at the wake of the Douglas School Shooting

Republicans defend officers that didn’t want to face an AR-15, I bet the 17 victims didn’t either. The tragedy in Parkland is, according to Everytown,...

Crisis? What Crisis?

Just a few years ago, the staggering loss of life as refugees fled from war-torn countries was an issue that haunted the national consciousness...

American Infrastructure: If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it?

America needs a revamp, simple as. In the State of the Union on 30th January, President Trump addressed the legislative agenda and policies for...

Europe Strikes Back – An Analysis of Europe’s Strike Culture

Just why is Europe always brought to a halt by weekly strikes? If you have spent time in mainland Europe in recent years, and particularly...

Circles: A televised confession

Piers Morgan’s interview with Donald Trump brought little to the table. The pressing questions one might expect from Trump’s first international TV interview were...

The Berlin Wall – Down for Longer Than It Stood

For those who realised, as there had been arguably little media coverage of it, there’s an aspect of poignancy in the European headlines this...

Rhetoric: Drugs

Recreational use of illegal drugs is a controversial social topic. Many of us will know users, those in favour of legalisation, those against it,...

Legacy of the Arab Spring

The Arab Spring has produced mixed results in the Middle East. It was initially a movement driven by economic factors: rampant unemployment and the...