Staff Picks

  • Jonathan Reed
    Published 18 days ago
    Harry Megxits Royal Life

    Harry Megxits Royal Life

    It is perhaps one of the most iconic pieces of Royal film ever: a 21-year-old Princess Elizabeth dedicating her entire life to the service of her people and further Commonwealth family. Her historic words – “my whole life whether it be long or short shall be devoted to your service” – set a precedent for her reign, and in the near seventy years of service as Queen and Monarch, she has unflinchingly, stoically and tirelessly honoured each and every word.
  • Tessa D'Alfonso
    Published 19 days ago
    AUSTRALIA IS ON FIRE

    AUSTRALIA IS ON FIRE

    Photo by Mick Reynolds
  • A. Alexis Kreiser
    Published 26 days ago
    A Few Things You Forgot Happened In 2019

    A Few Things You Forgot Happened In 2019

    Ah, 2019. What a year. It was...long and...uh...that's all I can think of right now: it was long. It was so long, that so many things happened, that I can't remember what happened at the beginning of the year. Hell, I can't even remember what happened at the beginning of the day! That's how bad it is. So, with that, here are a few things that you might have forgotten that happened in 2019.
  • Karina Thyra
    Published about a month ago
    The 5th Youth Global Forum: 3 Important Take-Aways

    The 5th Youth Global Forum: 3 Important Take-Aways

    I’ve been invited recently to the fifth annual Youth Global Forum in Amsterdam as a journalist.
  • Ian McKenzie
    Published 2 months ago
    Congratulations Greta

    Congratulations Greta

    Swedish schoolgirl Greta Thunberg has been awarded Time Magazine’s Person of the Year 2019 award. At a mere sixteen years of age, she is the youngest recipient ever.
  • Shandi Pace
    Published 2 months ago
    Examining Robert F. Kennedy’s Greatest Speech

    Examining Robert F. Kennedy’s Greatest Speech

    On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was tragically shot by James Earl Ray outside of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. While the country went up in flames, there was a calming voice that arose from the ashes. That very same night, Robert F. Kennedy gave one of the greatest speeches by any American politician over the last 100 years. On what would be Kennedy's 94th birthday, let's take a look at the politician's most heartfelt and progressive statement of his entire career.
  • Scott Santens
    Published 2 months ago
    Eleven Nobel Laureates Who Have Endorsed Universal Basic Income

    Eleven Nobel Laureates Who Have Endorsed Universal Basic Income

    The idea of an unconditional basic income (UBI) floor where everyone starts with the same minimum amount of money as everyone else each month as an economic right of citizenship is not a new idea. UBI is an idea with a long history and thus a long history of support. Among that support exists a number of Nobel prize winners. The following is a compilation of some of those names and what they've said about UBI in recent years.
  • Anna Gooding-Call
    Published 4 months ago
    How The Climate Strike Has Already Changed The World

    How The Climate Strike Has Already Changed The World

    You've seen Greta Thunberg on the news, and you watched the coverage as millions of kids struck for the climate. But what did they accomplish by skipping school? Critics say that this was just a way to get out of class, but there's a long history of teens and young people changing the course of history. Here's how the climate strike changed the world in a single day.
  • Craig Braquet
    Published 4 months ago
    A Little Group of Letters

    A Little Group of Letters

    It’s been a few good years for the LGBTQ community. In June of 2015 the Supreme Court ruled on marriage equality, I think that will be the “defining moment” when they write the history books.