I believe that schoolchildren should be taught about porn in school. Now, I know what you're thinking: "What?! They are children! They should not be exposed to sex; children already grow up too fast." Yes, children are maturing earlier due to their exposure to more violence and explicit sexual behaviour; and this is precisely why… Continue reading Let’s teach kids about porn!
Some people choose to label their sexualities and genders, and some people don't. Either way is fine, but this might clear up some of the confusion around this topic, as I know there are a lot more terms now - only 30 years ago, people thought there was just straight and gay. Education is never… Continue reading What does Pansexual mean?
What is Nationalism? Nationalism is broadly defined as the belief that the nation is the central principle of political organisation. All forms of Nationalism contain the following key beliefs: Humankind is naturally divided into distinct nations The nation is the most appropriate, and perhaps only legitimate, unit of political rule The nation is an organic… Continue reading Does being a Nationalist make you Donald Trump?
Welcome to episode 3 of Easy Politics 😊 This one is on Socialism; if you haven't checked out my other two already (on Liberalism and Conservatism) then please do so, and follow so you can see when a new episode is added. What is socialism? The core values of socialism are the following: Equality (equal… Continue reading Are you a socialist?
Hey guys! Welcome to the second installment of my new series, "Easy Politics". As you can tell from the title, this one is all about Conservatism as an ideology. I hope you enjoy, and learn something new. And don't forget to check out my post on Liberalism if you haven't already! What is Conservatism? The… Continue reading Are you a conservative?
Although the official Conservative manifesto isn't due to be released until the 8th May, and the Labour manifesto on the 15th May, the main parties have all made announcements concerning their election promises. These might help you decide who to vote for, so here they are: Labour Increasing the minimum wage to £10 per hour… Continue reading Political Promises ~ A Guide to the 2017 Manifestos
Most schools and colleges act as though the only option post-school is university. And who can blame them? Apprenticeships are only for things like carpentry and hairdressing, right? Wrong. Although degrees are extremely useful and respected by employers, something that is equally - if not more - important, is experience. With university + social life… Continue reading Uni Vs. Apprenticeships
Having a mental illness is one of the hardest things a person can go through. But imagine watching the person you love most in the world having panic attacks, being depressed and/or anxious. How does someone deal with that? Trust & Communication Your partner may be closed off at times and find it difficult to… Continue reading Dating with mental illnesses
Too many times, people assume that teenagers are only interested in sex, social media and drinking. But what can you do if you are a teenager or in your twenties and actually want to make a difference? 1. Read a newspaper. Whether you go to your nearest WHSmiths or Newsagents to pick up a paper… Continue reading 5 ways you can get involved in politics right now