2020 in Review: What did we Learn?

This year has just been me and my overheating laptop that sounds like a jet engine about to catch fire and my anxiety-induced on and off relationship with coffee. Is it fair to say, most of us started the year not knowing the difference between a pandemic and an epidemic. Although some of us stillContinue reading “2020 in Review: What did we Learn?”

Indian Farmers and the Largest Peaceful Protest on earth

Indian farmers have been protesting against the Indian governments decision to introduce three new legislations under the Indian Farm Reforms on the 27 September.  By December, the movement gained international support and over 250 million people have taken part in this demonstration which has made it the largest peaceful protest on earth according to reports. Continue reading “Indian Farmers and the Largest Peaceful Protest on earth”

Did you want Performative Activism with your Latte?

This year the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement became a key focus on social media after the murder of George Floyd on the 25th May, by police officer, Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis, America.   In solidarity of the BLM movement, millions of Instagram users posted a black square on their feed to symbolise a virtual momentContinue reading “Did you want Performative Activism with your Latte?”

That’s a Spotify Wrap

Here’s a six-word punch for you: ‘Spotify Wrap in a global pandemic.’ Every year the app encourages subscribers to share their yearly streaming habits on social media. Although this year has been no different, there has been a noticeable shift in the number of people willing to share their top five ‘like a badge ofContinue reading “That’s a Spotify Wrap”

How do Brown Kids feel about their Mental Health?

The immigrant mentality is heavily rooted in survival and self-preservation. It’s a word that has endured decades of stigma and earned its stripes.  When it comes to South Asian people, that noun refers to a generation of parents who have built an army of doctors, engineers, lawyers and accountants, on the simple premise that myContinue reading “How do Brown Kids feel about their Mental Health?”

Rape: are we all scared of the dark?

When did you learn that love, Santa clause, occasional quiet reflection and prayer can’t make the world go around? Was it prior or peak the global pandemic? Regardless of the timescale greed, power, money and the patriarchy have always been prominent features of our society. But is it bleak to believe that these four thingsContinue reading “Rape: are we all scared of the dark?”

“WAP” by Cardi B Ft. Megan Thee Stallion Review

‘WAP” by Cardi B Ft. Megan Thee Stallion has broken the internet after its release last week. The song is a female-orientated ratchet rap song that seems to be reclaiming the word ‘whore.’ However, the music video and lyrics seem to have created an angry mob of leeches; who are willing to brush over theContinue reading ““WAP” by Cardi B Ft. Megan Thee Stallion Review”

Covid-19 has had a global impact in the way Men Consume Fashion

A predicted rise this year in the growth of the men’s fashion and luxury grooming products has ground to a halt because of the coronavirus. Despite a huge increase in the popularity of fashion retail for men, consumer demand in clothing and grooming accessories has taken a significant hit since the start of the globalContinue reading “Covid-19 has had a global impact in the way Men Consume Fashion”

INDIAN MATCHMAKING: What do Men really want?

Indian Matchmaking is a new Netflix original series that explores modern arranged marriages in the Indian community.   It has created a huge impact since its launch last week and has led to a huge increase in Indian singles changing their bio to ‘trying to find someone before my parents contact someone called Sima from Mumbai’Continue reading “INDIAN MATCHMAKING: What do Men really want?”