On my commute the other day, I read a fascinating article about masculinity. It said that the majority of men feel like they must masquerade behind an alternative persona in order to be perceived as a “real man.” Hiding emotions has become the norm of hyper masculinity, a term used to describe the exaggeration of … Continue reading Dying Masculinity: What It Means to Be a Man Today
The endless, cloud-free azure sky provides the perfect backdrop for our lilting white angel, her four propellers whirring contentedly, sunlight glinting from her blades as she cuts through the heavy midday Australian heat. She dips behind a fence with commendable precision, hovering to land her precious cargo. The happy recipient, languishing in the bubbling waters … Continue reading Drone On.
Brexit broke the hearts of many British residents and left the country bitterly divided. It also shattered the hopes and dreams of many young Greek people currently studying in the UK. Despite the uncertainty and the difficulties that will follow after Brexit, Greek students are determined to fight for their right to study and stay … Continue reading Greek Students and Brexit: Between Two Changing Countries
At 13, Scarlet Maria knows nothing about the government’s new benefit cap, which has just removed a precious £50 a week from her mother’s already stretched household budget. She does, however, know what poverty feels like. This benefit cap isn’t just a spreadsheet of facts and figures. It is affecting children in ways people like … Continue reading Single Parents and the Benefits Cap
Woke.’s Sri Vishwanathan looks at Street Harassment in India and South East Asia Why do you think eve teasing (street harassment of women) is taking place in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and South East Asia? It’s been going on for more than ten years and it is getting worse. Here our reporter Sri looks at the … Continue reading Why Is It OK to Hassle Women in Certain Parts of the Globe?