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The Silence of Cowards

On Monday evening, at 10:33PM a suicide bomber attacked the crowded foyer of the Manchester Arena. The Arena was packed with thousands of young women and girls, along with their parents, all there to watch the US pop-star Ariana Grande perform. Just as the concert came to a close and parents were streaming into the…

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When in Rome, Do As … You’ve Always Done? – The Modern Problem of Immigration

As a student abroad, I often looked at my fellow international students with disapproval. All too many of them spent their time abroad deploring their host country, naively and nostalgically conceptualising their home country to be made of milk and honey. Everything was a source of lamentation. Social norms were different, cultural practices were different,…