humanity

Humanity topics include pieces on the real lives of politicians, legislators, activists, women in politics and the everyday voter.

Phillip Woodford2 years ago
A Handbook to Ending Injustice.
A specter is haunting the world. The specter of capitalism! Today five of the richest people in the world own more than half of the world's wealth. Five people own more than three billion people. This...
Dre Joseph2 years ago
Fade to Black
When most people see a spider in their house, more often than not, their first reaction is, "Oh shit? Where's my slipper!" or something along those lines. Oddly enough, though, "house" spiders do not aim to harm us (humans), they're simply just trying to get from point A to point B in their ordinary, daily lives as insects. They're just trying to do what spiders do--eat bugs, give birth to smaller baby spiders and, of course, avoid becoming a tiny gush stain on the mean end of a size 10.5 slippe...
Lizzy Arrow2 years ago
Moving Tribute From the Whole Country
The hardest thing of all is when you are a victim of any kind of trauma that we hear about every day; most importantly the recent events that we have heard about, seen, helped, and applauded. This is ...
Freedom? More Like Controlled Movements
The world in which we live spins around space, and orbits the sun; gravity holds us down. Common sense right? I know. But something many don’t seem know or think about, expect the few that long for fr...
Zane DeYoung2 years ago
The Wonder Woman of Tel Aviv
There’s a billboard on the Tel Aviv highway that proclaims “We Love You” under a picture of Wonder Woman. More accurately, under a picture of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. In Israel, she’s kind of a big ...
Isit Wrelevent2 years ago
A Face Saving Rewrite of Named Person
Parts 4 and parts 5 of the children and young person Act (Scotland)2014, that are currently revoked from law and commonly known as named person and child plans, are making their way back to the Scotti...
Varinder Singh2 years ago
Speak No Evil; The Flaws of Society in Literature
Literature has shaped our society in more ways than one. Not only is it a reflection of our history and future, it is a commentary, albeit a dramatic one, of how flawed the human world can be, a wake-...
Marlene Affeld2 years ago
Hungry And Homeless In America
The most recent statistics on the homeless show an unsettling truth that few of us want to hear. These alarming statistics hit awfully close to home—and to the fact that any one of us, due to an unant...
Amal Matan2 years ago
Preventing the Next Nabra
In the past 48 hours, the headlines have been plastered with a variety of horrifying losses of innocent life. The victims of the Finsbury Park Terror Attack have something in common with Nabra Hassane...
Johnny Vedmore2 years ago
Head of Council Should Be Arrested for Grenfell Tower Fire
The leader of the Royal Borough of Chelsea and Kensington Council, Nick Paget-Brown, should be the first arrested for the Grenfell Tower fire and the local authorities immediate response. The responsi...
Sarah French2 years ago
The Queen's Official Birthday Message
To be honest, I'm not a royalist. If somebody was to tell me that one family was able to live in multiple palaces, whilst I, a lowly student, struggle to pay rent on a single room, the notion would us...
Beth Gibbons2 years ago
Dear Donald
Being Canadian, I may have many views that are different from yours. In fact, I am sure I have many views different from many Americans. However, we have many views which are the same... For example, ...
Jordan Catto2 years ago
Political Correctness and I
Political correctness has become something of a taboo subject in the UK, with a general disdain towards the concept felt by most, coupled with the fear of being labelled a xenophobe, racist or misogyn...
Johnny Vedmore2 years ago
Election Night 2017: Corbyn and the Robin of Hope
National voting has become a yearly endeavour in the United Kingdom. The election day rain filled the puddles that the democratic minded sploshed through on their way to the polling booths. The local ...
Lizzy Arrow2 years ago
Choose to Survive
Choosing to survive is a key thing in life; you've either got it or you haven't, from a small amount to a large amount, we as individuals become one big family. We help and support the people who need...
Dear Donald
Bad jokes aside, I want to address the President directly as though he were seeing me as a client trying to deal his deep-seated childhood pain, profound sense of inadequacy, and low self-esteem. With...
Lizzy Arrow2 years ago
Grenfell Tower, North Kensington - My Thoughts Are With Families and Victims
I woke up this morning to great sadness that the block of flats called Grenfell Tower in North Kensington had gone up in flames. Not only I was just saying that they seemed to have a sense of peace an...
Lizzy Arrow2 years ago
What Do I Think About the Situation?
You'll be surprised why it has taken me this long to comment on English politics, on this snap election/general election whatever you call it these days. To be honest my head has been all over the pla...