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Would a four-day working week improve our wellbeing?

Would a four-day working week improve our wellbeing?

With Scotland trialling a four-day working week, it’s important to consider the long-term benefits for those already struggling. After trials in countries such as Iceland and New Zealand, Scotland is going to follow their lead in trialling a four-day working week. The news came following reports suggesting 80% of people surveyed would prefer to work …

How Community Cohesion Will Save Us From Ourselves

How Community Cohesion Will Save Us From Ourselves

It’s an innate trait of humans to need other people — to rely on other people for survival. This naturistic concept goes way back to tribal times where, without your community you would not survive. So why, all of a sudden, have we decided that we no longer need that? Why have we chosen to …

Afghanistan: Mission Aborted

Afghanistan: Mission Aborted

The mission has been left in shatters but it’s time for countries to pick up the pieces. The Taliban’s sudden rise to power has been devastating and a loss for all countries that have in some way been involved in Afghanistan since the US invasion in 2001. With the Taliban regaining land and power in …

Recognising intersecting identities

Recognising intersecting identities

There is no one way to be part of a group — whether that be ethnic, LGBTQ+, religious, or any other group — and it is time that society and media recognise that. We have previously written about the problems with colour-blind casting and the importance of representation in media, and with the release of …