Why are we all so Homophobic?

This story was originally posted on Medium, on May 23rd, 2015. When you meet someone, what is important to you? You slip casually into conversation with a stranger; your small talk tickles their interest and you laugh cautiously — mysteriously — at their jokes. You judge them. You note their lisp, their camp, affectionate body language, their tightly rolled sleeves and their […]

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Politics and Positivity

I made over one thousand calls last month to voters in America. I was campaigning for Bernie Sanders. ‘Fuck the Republicans,’ one New Yorker began, to my delight. A delegate in Washington couldn’t choose between Bernie and his girlfriend; on caucus day he was travelling to Oregon to save his relationship. And hundreds of people didn’t let me get […]

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Jeremy Corbyn is the Politician the World Needs

Our country has a problem. People don’t care about politics because politics is a mess. It’s a club of elites breaking promises and hurting the people who really keep our country and its cultures alive. People are disengaged, they don’t care, they’re apathetic. Jeremy Corbyn, someone who was obscure just a couple of months ago, will change […]

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Backing up Your Computer is Illegal in the UK

Law is a confusing thing, especially when it’s written by a government who seem to lack common sense. Last year UK Copyright Law was clarified and rewritten, allowing for burning CDs into programs like iTunes, something that most already thought was legal. Recent legislation, however, has reversed that ruling. TorrentFreak sought a comment on the […]

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Rejoice, UK Government Backtracks on Encryption Ban

Business Insider with some relieving news: The UK government will not try to ban encryption, a Number 10 representative has told Business Insider. The denial comes after Prime Minister David Cameron suggested in Parliament at the end of June that he intended to crack down on encryption technology, saying he wanted to “ensure that terrorists do not […]

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On May 7th, Vote Labour

This could be the most important election of our lifetimes. Britain will change. Britain could fall back into its prejudice past. Or further into the hands of the undeserving rich—the bankers and Rupert Murdoch. Or Britain might, hopefully, finally, become a country run for us: the people. The hard-working and the deserving. No matter who you are and how […]

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