I had my first experience working in the UK in early 2015. I was luck enough to be selected for a research fellowship at a PR research company located in Oxford. Prior to that, I had finished my degree, always working at least 2 jobs throughout. I’ve been a journalist, worked in TV, radio in… Read More What I have learned working in the UK
In a Shakespearean sense of tragedy and doubt the well-used “To Be or Not To Be” from Hamlet is not the question I shall discuss in this short rant of poetry. Rather, I shall consider a few things concerning the current Middle Eastern and European migrant situation The issue that has riveted the attention of… Read More What Kind of People Are We?
Social media gives businesses and organisations an unprecedented opportunity for connecting with their audiences. While there are numerous social networks that provide you with a vast array of tools for providing customer service, explaining how your products work, and much more, it’s important to realise that simply having a social media presence is no guarantee… Read More Why is measuring social media so important?
It has been a while since I have posted any recipes that I am fond of – and this one is a great and versatile one – especially if you are vegan or have vegan friends to cook for! I made cupcakes from this recipe and they turned out great! The mix does look a… Read More Vegan Vanilla Birthday Cake
I wanted to address the overabundance of self-proclaimed Social Media Experts, not limited to and including; Specialists, Ninjas, Evangelists, Gurus, Leaders, and all the other buzzword-laden things people refer to themselves as. In my opinion, I don’t think you can ever truly know enough about Social Media and all that encapsulates to call yourself an expert… Read More A letter to Social Media Experts (and the people that might potentially hire them).
Identify the main elements of democratic political systems and suggest ways in which they might be undermined. Democracy is a system of governance that gives all qualified citizens an equal opportunity of involvement in the creation of laws, proposals, and general development. This is possible through direct democracy, where the people themselves determine the laws… Read More Democratic Political Systems
Can’t believe that they have chickpeas in them right? These chocolate chip cookies are really tasty – and actually pretty good for you as well! Ingredients * 1 can chickpeas * ½ cup all natural creamy peanut butter * ⅓ cup maple syrup * 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract * ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt *… Read More Chickpea chocolate chip cookies
It is difficult to find a government policy less successful at meeting its objectives than negative gearing on residential property. Many Australians dream of owning their own homes, but this seems increasingly further out of reach; with homelessness and unstable housing situations on the rise in our country, housing affordability and access has reached a… Read More Negative Gearing
Q: What is conservatism? A: Conservatism is the domination of society by an aristocracy. Q: What is wrong with conservatism? A: Conservatism is incompatible with democracy, prosperity, and civilization in general. It is a destructive system of inequality and prejudice that is founded on deception and has no place in the modern world. The tactics of… Read More Conservatism in Australia
Rights “structure the form of governments, the content of laws, and the shape of morality as it is currently perceived” (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2016), making them a fundamental element of the study of politics. Rights can be enshrined in countries’ constitutions, or in legislation such as guaranteeing benefits or access to educational and health… Read More Explain why the concept of rights is central to the study of politics (first assignment).