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The climate refugee crisis is at our doorstep

The climate refugee crisis is at our doorstep

The largest shift in human demographics since people first descended from Africa is currently underway, and we’re not acting like it. The World Bank estimated in 2019 that by 2050, there could be as many as 300 million people displaced due to climate change. To put that in perspective,...

Meet Lavinya Stennett: 23 years old and tackling Britain’s racial education

Meet Lavinya Stennett: 23 years old and tackling Britain’s racial education

At only 23-years-old, Lavinya Stennett is the CEO of The Black Curriculum, a new initiative that’s fighting to improve teaching of Black British history and culture. If you grew up in the UK like I did, then you might feel that your formal education on Black British history was somewhat lacking. Aside from a surface level rendition of the slave trade’s abolition, very little in-depth discussion of Black rights or...

By London, UK
UK condemns China for treatment of Uighur minority

UK condemns China for treatment of Uighur minority

The UK is finally calling a spade a spade when it comes to blatant Chinese human rights abuses against its ethnic Muslim minority. The UK, which has long been flirting with both US and Chinese national interests in the current conflict between the two, has hinted that it will be taking a firmer stance against China after its crackdown on Hong Kong and its treatment of the Uighur ethnic...

By London, UK
How the Big Mac Index helps to value currency

How the Big Mac Index helps to value currency

Economics can be a tricky thing to get your head around, but comparing prices of Big Mac’s around the world can help. This week, The Economist published its yearly Big Mac Index, which compares prices of McDonald’s favourite burger between countries and values their currencies accordingly. The report suggests that New Zealand’s currency is weaker than it should be and that China’s GDP is bigger than the World Bank...

By London, UK
Thred’s ultimate guide to resale shopping

Thred’s ultimate guide to resale shopping

As the resale shopping industry continues to boom, I looked into why it's so popular amongst Gen Z and have formulated my ultimate guide to buying pre-owned fashion online. Thrifting, repurposing, the trading of deadstock – you name it. They all come under the umbrella of resale fashion. Long before it became chic, rummaging through vintage markets was the best way to find original, often designer clothing without the hefty...

By London, UK