Category: News

01May
NewsSocialVideos

White student accused of cultural appropriation due to dreadlocks

An extraordinary video of a white student being harassed for simply having dreadlocks has surfaced from San Francisco State University.

30Apr
EducationNewsSocial

Anti-war mural altered to make student feel ‘safe’

The campus safety movement has reached new heights as an artist has been forced to change their work because a mural opposing war and violence triggered a student.

19Apr
EducationNewsSocial

A ban on hugging

Children at a school in Melbourne will be told in their classrooms that they should “find alternative ways to show affection” than hugging, the Geelong Advertiser has reported. Hugging, an...

31Mar
EducationNewsSocialVideos

Hypersensitivity on campus is destroying open debate

Hypersensitivity, combined with speech codes and other restrictions, are hindering the capacity of full and frank discussion on university campuses across the world.

31Mar
NewsPoliticsSocial

Now they want plain packaging for… toys!

In a recent hearing in the Australia parliament, politicians were encouraged to introduce plain packaging laws for children’s toys on the bizarre basis that it would help reduce domestic violence.

31Mar
NewsSocialWorld

The US must put democracy at the centre of foreign policy.

America is one of the world’s most powerful nations, and this is in no small part because of their commitment to democracy and the pursuit of free markets.

18Feb
EconomicsNewsWorld

Why Nairobi loves getting water from an ATM

You can get cash, drinks, food, gadgets and many other useful items from automated machines, but would you ever think of withdrawing water from an ATM?