All posts tagged opinion

In Praise of My Dad Wrote a Porno

When most people hear the word podcast, they imagine politicians and academics discussing the mundane, and recording by using a dusty microphone, in an abandoned building’s dingy basement. Or they […]

Diversity: The Wave of the Future?

Or is it? I’m not known for my positivity. Par the course of this column focusing on all things Brexit, I figure this outlet hasn’t been the most ebullient way […]

Fifty Days to Fantasyland

Less than 50 days to Brexit and here we are – who’d a think it? My perpetual moodiness with all things EU is being tempered while I write this, thanks […]

What would Bell Hooks say about Meghan Markle’s entry into the British royal family?

I would like to congratulate Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s marriage as there is no greater power than love. However, this is not the point. I would like to share […]

10 Frowning Street? The Brexit Breakdown…

Today, November 29th, marks exactly four months until we are due to leave the European Union. Yet, the government is one for consistency, for Brexit looks as haphazard as it […]

B more creativ wiv langwidge.

Dogmatic. Dogged determination. Dog dog dog. Why do these words have to include the word dog? Since when were dogs so opinionated or determined? Of course, I know that ‘dogmatic’, […]

Politics Versus Family.

I have been told on many occasions to avoid talking about politics for the sake of a ‘nice time with family’. The precursor to holiday dinners is always a list […]

Feminism vs. Love: Loving Your Oppressor

Star-crossed lovers are a classic trope. The idea of two people bound by the most powerful force there is but held apart by the universe pulls at our heartstrings like […]

“Empowered” Women Empower Women

There are times in every woman’s life, in either academic or professional careers, when she is in direct competition with another woman. Sometimes the situation is forced upon her by […]