Young people often feel that they are negatively portrayed by the media. The media gets lots of news stories out of the threat from hoodies, youth knife crime, binge drinking in city centres and ASBOs being slapped on young people. Even some ‘good news’ stories are portrayed negatively such as t
Exam season is now upon us again, and hundreds of thousands of students across the country will be sitting up late at night desperately cramming last minute information in the vain hope that it will somehow result in a better grade. However studies have shown that this method is not a sensible way t
Obesity is a growing epidemic in modern Western society. It is linked to numerous health problems such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease, yet is a preventable and curable problem. Should obese people face higher taxes based on their increased likelihood of poor health? Could a tax provide an ince
When the invention of photography was announced in Paris in 1839, the artist Paul Delaroche stated that, “from today, painting is dead”. 169 years of painting since that time have proved Delaroche wrong however the initial announcement did change the way painters approached their art. They moved
‘What you don't see with your eyes, don't witness with your mouth’ runs a Jewish proverb. Indeed, it would be hard to find an instance where gossip has been celebrated rather than discouraged. Yet, many of us find still find the urge to talk about others irresistible. Perhaps, as an article in S
Capitalism, a system of economic, social, and political order is based on the concepts of market operations, renewable resources and profitability. Over the past few decades the flaws of capitalism has led to both financial and resource crises. With the emergence of a new food crisis, which is a con
We know that this is an era of social networking sites,people are using these sites as they are mandatory to them and they are using them to the level of addiction.The networking sites are a very useful means of staying connected to the people you want to be connected with....now a days these sites
Our current administration is considering withholding certain funding for schools unless states adopt merit pay for teachers. Do you think teachers' pay should be based on the success of their students and district?