Greta Thunberg And The Climate Change Debate

Reading Time: 4 minutes On October 10 an interesting podcast was published on UncommonGroundMedia, analysing, “the validity of the criticisms by people who acknowledge climate change as a problem, and environmental activism as desirable, but are nevertheless vehemently critical of Greta on various grounds, including her youth, her white identity, and the perception of her as a puppet.” On […]

On The Edge Of A “Sexual Ravine” – One Giant Leap Forwards For Womanhood

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Reading Time: 6 minutes Most women find themselves constantly on the edge of a dangerous and ubiquitous “sexual ravine.” Those who fall into the trap of the ravine no longer see themselves as unique and valuable individuals. They possess a physical body that constantly requires an appearance corresponding to sexual criteria imposed by men. The ravine extracts from its […]

Meet The Five Bad Boys Of Brexit

Reading Time: 6 minutes The latest mishap to hit Theresa May’s vision of Brexit tells us one fundamental truth. It’s a truth that none of us men can escape, and may be hard for us to swallow. The fact is that it’s always women who are asked to clean up after we bad boys have left a dreadful mess.  […]

Rann Of Kutch: India’s Assault On Human Dignity

Reading Time: 3 minutes On the edge of Western India, a lunar landscape glistens under the midday sun. There are no signs of life, only the muffled sound of crushed salt crystals under the feet of gobsmacked tourists. The Rann of Kutch is a seasonal salt marsh, and is the land of the Agariya people, who have lived here for […]

The Living Dead (1): Victor Hugo – “The Last Day Of A Condemned Man”

Reading Time: 7 minutes   Anthony Charles Graves (born August 29, 1965) is the 138th exonerated death row inmate in America. With no record of violence, he was arrested at 26 years old, wrongfully convicted, and incarcerated for 18 years before finally being exonerated and released. He was awarded $1.4 million for the time he spent imprisoned, and the prosecutor who put him in prison was […]