It is not enough to stay silent, it is not enough not to be racist, we must be actively anti-racist. We must face the past of our nation and the horrors of colonialism, and feel ashamed of it. We must be mindful, and we must demand better.
Ask yourself this: as you've been sat at home, searching for solace from Covid-19, where have you turned? Likely the arts. Whether it be binge-watching a Netflix series, watching one of the many streamed theatrical productions online, or listening to live-streamed concerts from your favourite artists. It is the arts, and artists, that have helped many get through this difficult time. Now it is our turn to help them.
"The truth is that the referendum was reduced to such a crude choice that no one knows exactly what the majority voted for. Rather than encouraging an informed politics, it has made our system even more reductive.Whatever happens now, it will be messy - a referendum can’t resolve the deep national rift, but it can clear the pungent smell that has tainted the political air."
He is congenitally dishonest, he appears to lack any moral compass at all - to cut a long story short, he's a liability and a calamity waiting to happen.
The country is a shambles, and may never recover its dignity on the world stage - what a cataclysmic mess. Rest in peace Britannia, killed by lies, false promises, empirical style propaganda, vested interests, and gross ineptitude.
Capitalism is driven by the endless pursuit of profit, and that's the stumbling block we must cross to save the planet we inhabit. Instead of having our humanity subverted to serve the marketplace, capitalism has to either be made to serve human ends and goals, or it has to be toppled.
"It's the "what am I doing with my life" feeling. It's the feeling that you should have achieved more by now. Feeling that your best years are fading away. Knowing what you want, but not having the foggiest idea of how to make it happen. It's not knowing where to push yourself next for the best. Not wanting to settle for less than you think you're worth. The burden of societal expectations. Fear of failure."