Would it really be that bad?

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Note: I’m really sorry for not having published an article for the last month or so; as many of you know, I’ve been heavily burdened by iGCSEs and so cannot write with the same frequency as I have done in the past year. Come June 17, however, I’ll be sure to write weekly once again!

Make no mistake, we’re going to take a pummelling economically if we choose to leave the European Union. At this point, barely anyone disagrees with that. The only question is how much damage will we truly sustain if we leave the Union. In all honesty, the true answer to that is that no one really knows, but the extent of the scaremongering by the “Remain” campaign has been frankly unprecedented and illogical, with Cameron and co seeming to liken leaving the organisation to shaking hands with the devil himself. In a referendum which the Prime Minister himself has said is to influence the lives of generations to come, it’s not exactly fair for him to distort the facts and scare the public to the degree he and his team have. Given that, I thought that it was only fair to present an article with the clear, uncensored facts; facts that will make sure that the people of the United Kingdom are able to come up with their own decision, and not choose something that a politician’s picked out for them. Continue reading “Would it really be that bad?”

Want companies to change? Make them

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Firstly, I’m really sorry for not having written for 2 weeks; public exams loom and have vacuumed away my time at an unprecedented rate, as of late. Due to these iGCSEs, I’ll be on and off for the next 2 months. Sorry for any inconvenience!

Hour after hour, day after day, month after month, it seems that people are continually finding new reasons to chastise corporations with malicious intentions. It’s a sad indictment of the society we live in that most of these complaints have logical backing behind them; companies continue to act with a complete and utter disregard for their fellow humans every day. However, this begs the question: why exactly do these companies do it? The reason is one word that has become synonymous with the capitalist society of today: profit. Continue reading “Want companies to change? Make them”