Will Medium ever embrace Anonymous? The journalist in me always thinks that anonymity can be a positive thing for sources but that journalists should be named and held to account. But it has also turned places like Twitter into a trash fire. I can see the need for pseudonyms if you don’t want to write […]
It’s the economy, stupid. Or so the saying goes. We should have universal healthcare, universal basic income, and universal education the whole world over. It seems self-evident in certain circles and we could easily afford to do all of this. But saying it doesn’t make it so. There’s no accounting for human stupidity and our […]
No. The burning of the Amazon rainforest is directly related to corporate greed, capitalism, and the destruction of the planet. Sexism has nothing to do with it. Patriarchy has nothing to do with it. It’s not just a feminist issue. It’s a global issue that effects everyone. Way to lose sight of the bigger picture.
The Benefits of Unpaid Internships (Brighton Housing Trust Intern Programme) You’d think interns needed rescuing from indentured servitude, after all the kerfuffle about them at The Big Debate last week, but my unpaid internship with Brighton Housing Trust was just the job. Business people of Brighton and Hove voted in favour of limiting unpaid internships […]
The Spring 2013 issue of Our Voice magazine is out in print and online. I’m proud to be the chief subeditor for this magazine, and the group are a brilliant bunch to work with. Alongside all the usual goodness, there’s two features by me: a two-page centre spread profile on Amnesty International Brighton & Hove […]
The Amnesty International Brighton & Hove Group newsletter for May is out. It includes great news about our recent success with securing an international Arms Trade Treaty and updates from our campaign coordinators. I wrote a piece about my experiences at the Amnesty International UK National Conference and AGM where I represented the local campaign […]