Posts Tagged: BAME

Dealing with information overload

Dealing with information overload

We have more access to information now than previous generations have ever had—with both historical and new information co-existing, it can be hard to process everything that we are seeing daily, especially when two pieces of information contradict each other. This information can include new media, news articles, advertisements, new stimuli or environments, a change …

Obesity: a social problem, not an individual one

Obesity: a social problem, not an individual one

In light of obesity becoming more widespread, especially amongst those living in poverty, the government needs to recognise that obesity is a social problem, not an individual one. Recently, the King’s Fund released a report on obesity in the UK which said that obesity is fast becoming “a disease of England’s poorest people”. They show …

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 …

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 …