First Brexit, now Trump. Why you shouldn’t be surprised at either outcome.

When I first heard that the UK was leaving Europe I was horrified. I felt a twisting sickness in the pit of my stomach. Despair and disbelief, the same 2 feelings I had this morning when I woke up to know that Donald Trump is the new president of America. ‘How could this HAPPEN?!’ I…

Charities are funding war.

A hospital collapses under a bomb attack.  A father clutches the body of his 3 year old daughter. This once shocking image has become more and more normalised in recent years, with conflict throughout the world (but particularly the Middle East) fuelling mass death, the refugee crisis and the violation of human rights. Investing in…

The F Word

Feminist. A small word with huge power. I am a feminist. BUT MEN GET RAPED TOO, shouts the indignant underbelly of social media. You´re protected by laws now… WHY DO YOU HATE MEN?! According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, feminism is ‘the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes.´ That sounds…