My favourite books by BAME authors

This selection of books have all been written by BAME (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic) authors and provide a thought-provoking look into race, prejudice and white privilege. Reading diverse literature is vastly important as it allows us to extend our understanding of the world and empathise with the experiences of others. I would recommend the booksContinue reading “My favourite books by BAME authors”

An independent media? Can we believe what we read?

Democracy requires a media system that provides people with a wide range of opinions and reflects the diversity of citizens, promoting public accountability of the government and the powerful elite. Edward Herman highlighted vital characteristics of a democratic media; “A democratic media would be organized and controlled by ordinary citizens or their grass roots organisations….AsContinue reading “An independent media? Can we believe what we read?”

Coronavirus: How a period of darkness lit up reality

Since the Coronavirus outbreak in Britain, society has been put under a microscope as people look to one another and to our most powerful institutions for the answers to our uncertain future. This is a time that should bring us together – and has to a certain extent, but the cracks are beginning to show.Continue reading “Coronavirus: How a period of darkness lit up reality”