Monthly Archives: June 2020


Inequality at Sea: The Day of the Seafarers

  If there was a word of the week for the last few weeks it would be equality, if it were a phrase it would be Black Lives Matter. As we enter what is being termed the new normal, we need to be asserting our desires that equality should be a […]


5 articles you should read on World Refugee Day

Today is World Refugee Day!   Since the year 2000 June 20th is World Refugee Day. It is a day to honour people’s strength and endurance, a day to show solidarity and a day to educate ourselves about what it means to be a refugee. refugee /rɛfjʊˈdʒiː/ noun refugee; plural […]


Racism Is Not Very Punk

It seems that the alternative music scene cannot pause to take a breath at the moment. There have been allegations of sexual assault and child molestation made against former stars of the big-haired crossover between metal and electronic music. One of the huge names of the ‘emo’ scene of the […]


World Environment Day: Must-read Environmental Articles

World Environment Day, June 5, is a United Nations’ day to raise global awareness and call for action to protection and better treatment of our environment.  The day itself has been celebrated over a few decades, since 1974, each year with a different theme on a pressing environmental issue as […]


History on the fly: documenting a pandemic 1

In early 2020, as Covid-19 began shutting down parts of the world, one group of academics was amassing a virtual army of volunteer research assistants to capture data about the policies and measures introduced by governments across the world in response to the pandemic. The CoronaNet Project as it is […]