Reviewing Channel 4’s Investigation into ISIS Sympathisers

It’s been a while since I have reviewed a documentary on here but I need to draw your attention to a programme I found on ‘4 On Demand’ titled, ‘ISIS The British Women Supporters Unveiled’. Now if any programme is going to inspire me to take ten minutes out of my day to preach about … More Reviewing Channel 4’s Investigation into ISIS Sympathisers

Debating the Integrity of Torture: Guantanamo Bay

The opening of Guantanamo Bay in 2002 was a momentous juncture in the War on Terror which followed on from the catastrophic attack against the World Trade Centre, otherwise known as 9/11. The operations conducted at Guantanamo Bay even during its initial years have invited controversy and widespread suspicion at the legality surrounding the treatment of the detainees held … More Debating the Integrity of Torture: Guantanamo Bay

A Moral Perplexity: Deporting Britain’s Afghan Refugees

When Western coalition forces invaded Afghanistan in October 2001 due to the Taliban’s offer of sanctuary for Osama Bin Laden, the Afghan population was compressed between the Taliban’s brutal theocracy and British and American promises at democratic freedom; to be seen to co-operate with the invaders meant certain death, but to comply with the Taliban also … More A Moral Perplexity: Deporting Britain’s Afghan Refugees

“It was only a matter of time”: America and the Ukraine

https://news.vice.com/video/russian-roulette-dispatch-108?utm_source=vicenewsfb Just a short post today, but having surfed VICE earlier on I came across this short documentary regarding the divisive conflict in Eastern Ukraine which I thought I should share with you. I am particularly keen to keep up with the developments of this conflict simply out of my avid interest in the potential consequences … More “It was only a matter of time”: America and the Ukraine

“A Culture of Dependency”: The Coalition’s Food Banks

“Shy Bairns Get Nowt”: Inside Britain’s Busiest Foodbank – http://www.vice.com/en_uk/video/shy-bairns-get-nowt-inside-britains-biggest-foodbank If you recall, a couple of weeks a go I presented a short post concerning the difficulty young adults face in Britain over who to vote for, and the vague gibberish which today’s political elite consistently throw at us. If you’re curious as to what I … More “A Culture of Dependency”: The Coalition’s Food Banks

Canada’s Prohibition

I am a massive fan +VICE  and their documentaries, and I think anyone with an enthusiasm for expanding their general awareness should definitely keep a close eye on their website. Their documentaries are short and informative, but they are also explicit which is evident in their ability to gather news and material rarely covered by the … More Canada’s Prohibition