Culture & Society


Is language discrimination still a thing? 

We are in 2020 and, thankfully, in the past few decades more and more people have been drawing more attention to the problem of various kinds of discrimination. Citizens of the world slowly develop an understanding that we are all different, and that it is for our own sake to […]


Social Justice and the Power of Connotation 2   Recently updated !

What is social justice? Well, most importantly, it is a term that has become rather controversial. So controversial, in fact, that when you search for it online, the first three pages of results are filled with definitions by different organisations. In the beginning, “social justice” referred mostly to an economic […]


Istanbul intrigue, high drama and how Turkish TV took over Latin America

Did you know that the Turkish TV industry is the second-largest exporter of TV content in the world, after the US? ‘But I’ve never seen any Turkish series!’ you might say, if, like me, you come from an English-speaking background and were never exposed to the glitz, glamour and drama […]


What do you wish you would have learned at school (but did not)?

Today, on January 24, the world celebrates the International Day of Education. Proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly’s Resolution in 2018, its purpose is to celebrate the many ways learning can empower people, preserve the planet, build shared prosperity and foster peace. Education is a basic human right, but […]


Conversation #8 Bipolar Disorder II

  More than just mood swings Virginie describes herself as the average french-canadian girl. Her feed on Instagram shows a blonde girl with a big smile and plenty of pictures in pastel colours. At first glance, she seems to be a bubbly traveller who posts nice pictures of herself, like […]


Modern dating, a blessing or a curse?

Modern dating has not only changed our rules but it is an entirely new game.  If you are dating in the modern day, it is complicated. In the time of endless options, it is likely that you’ve found love, sex or intimacy online. Infact, regardless of whether we are in […]