Originally published on tmrw at: tmrwmagazine.com/what-does-the-2016-budget-actually-mean/ Politicians seem to like dressing up policies in jargon and spin, hoping that we’ll all just accept it and move along. But the 2016 budget is too big of a policy to think (or pray) that it can just be swept under the mat, even if you try and surround… Continue reading What Does the 2016 Budget Actually Mean?
Originally published on tmrw at: tmrwmagazine.com/whats-happened-to-our-education-system/ With Ofsted’s annual report coming out earlier this month, it reminds us once again how schools centre what they do on getting the trophy ‘outstanding’ rating. Student pass rates and exam results are constantly scrutinised. Pupils seem to have become a statistic over individuals, with schools under enormous pressure to… Continue reading What’s Happened to Our Education System?
Originally published on tmrw at: tmrwmagazine.com/is-jeremy-corbyn-as-close-to-a-revolution-as-britain-will-get/ Instead of burning down parliament and throwing out david cameron, there is something quintessentially British about Jeremy Corbyn’s revolution. It’s about not going to a VIP dinner, skipping out on seeing the queen, and a lot of eye rolls in PMQs. Not exactly a revolution is it? Though it’s properly… Continue reading Is Jeremy Corbyn as Close to a Revolution as Britain Will Get?
Originally published on tmrw at: tmrwmagazine.com/the-presidential-election-or-the-latest-reality-tv-show/ When speaking to reporters, obama called being the president a “serious job”, and that it’s “not hosting a talk show or a reality show”, criticising the recent election race. But, actually, that’s pretty much the perfect description of what the presidential election has become. Who needs Keeping Up With the… Continue reading The Presidential Election or the Latest Reality TV Show?
Originally posted on tmrw at: tmrwmagazine.com/eu-referendum-vote/ The EU debate has (sadly) seemed to be bogged down by political rivalries and scare tactics. With roughly two weeks until the vote takes place, many of us still aren’t sure where we stand. So here’s your guide to decide if you’re an ‘innie’ or an ‘outie’ in the EU referendum: Voting… Continue reading The EU Referendum: Should You Vote In or Out?
Originally published on tmrw at: tmrwmagazine.com/an-in-depth-look-at-the-refugee-crisis-in-jordan/ It’s safe to say that the focus on the refugee crisis in the past few months has stayed pretty much on Europe. Rather than where the actual conflict is happening. Instead, our minds are focused on eu deals, the Calais “jungle” and Cameron once again putting his foot in it… Continue reading An In-depth Look at the Refugee Crisis in Jordan
Originally published on tmrw at: tmrwmagazine.com/the-refugee-crisis-as-told-by-an-aid-worker/ The Moria camp, Lesvos in Greece is where refugees await their registration so they can then head through to Athens. Seen as a limbo between finishing one journey and waiting to start the next, Lesvos has been described as a ‘living hell’. We got the chance to speak to Annie… Continue reading The Refugee Crisis- As Told By An Aid Worker