Race and Politics – Is there a place for ethnic minorities in the current system?

From FO's Perspectives At the end of Last year, I wrote an article touching on the relationship between ethnic minorities and their voting patterns, highlighting how they tend to stay to the left of the political spectrum due to their voting rational (individual vs community). One of the key premises was that they tend to…

The Economic Impact of Coronavirus

From FO's Perspectives Since coming to our attention in Wuhan, China in November 2019, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has rapidly spread throughout the globe, destabilizing communities, nations, and continents as its impact starts to become more pertinently felt with steeply rising infection numbers and death tolls. Coronavirus is a disease caused by SARS, where the virus…

When the Headlines Become your Reality

Dealing with the Death(-by-Knife) of a Loved One (A Young Person’s Perspective) You watch the news and think you’re safe, that your world is a world away from such matters, as if these types of things could never happen to you. London. A place I – like many others – call “home”. A place that’s…

Let’s talk Brexit!

Theresa May said this... Boris Johnson is doing a madness and who the hell is Donald Tusk?? This UK is done out here! As a lot of you know (or should know), the United Kingdom is going through a political roller-coaster right now. Probably the biggest moves in the world of Euro Politics since the…

Not so Social Media

"Our continual connection to social media makes us prone to new forms of viral emotional effects. These are not media designed for calm reflection. With their constant presence, we have less and less mental space to step back and think." Robert Greene in The Laws of Human Nature As a young person growing up in the…