Exploring race and ethnicity

Perhaps the most contentious and controversial issue that exists, even today, is race. In the past, it has provided the excuse for wars, conquest, and unimaginable atrocities. Today, it continues to be a cause of strife, division, and tension. This is further compounded by the fact that there is no one, unified definition of a … Continue reading

Grief tourism and freedom of speech

In today’s Liverpool Echo, we are told that some local schoolkids were “caught leaving obscene messages about Madeleine McCann on a social networking site” which have “led to one pupil … being investigated by horrified staff.” They have been branded as “sick,” and other members of the group in question – Lets Not Give Up … Continue reading