Tag : Michael Everitt

The Gryphon asks: are TV debates between politicians worthwhile?

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No – Michael Everitt In this day and age, there is a glut of information, readily available, on every conceivable subject. A quick Google search can satisfy your curiosity regarding the dietary habits of penguins/athletes/Kardashians (delete as appropriate). Social media and 24hr news channels are competing with each other to … Read More

The Gryphon asks: is Louis Smith’s ban from gymnastics right following his video mocking islam?

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Yes – Michael Everett “A Muslim, a Jew, a Christian, a Pagan and an Atheist all walk into a coffee shop…and they talk, laugh, drink coffee and become good friends. It’s not a joke. It’s what happens when you’re not an asshole.” – Anonymous It seems like every week there … Read More

The rules of civil disobediance

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The Stonewall Riots. The Suffragettes. The Black Panthers. History offers us no shortage of cases where operating outside of the law has changed a society for the better. In a recent example of such “civil disobedience” an individual disguised as a maintenance worker took a pickaxe to Donald Trump’s star … Read More

Are clowns our only hope?

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Reality TV star Donald Trump is one step away from being elected leader of the free world. The Irish government is appealing against the ruling that Apple owes it €13bn in unpaid taxes. Armed French police forced a Muslim woman to remove her clothing in public against her will. The … Read More

Are clowns our only hope?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Reality TV star Donald Trump is one step away from being elected leader of the free world. The Irish government is appealing against the ruling that Apple owes it €13bn in unpaid taxes. Armed French police forced a Muslim woman to remove her clothing in public against her will. The … Read More

What Will China Look Like, Post ‘One Child Policy’?

3 years ago / 0 comments

For many in the West, China’s one-child policy has come define the country. In this regard it is perhaps second only to the occupation of Tibet. As a response to a crisis, in this case one of overpopulation, it was as brutal as it was effective. With China increasingly conscious … Read More