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Are Fiction Books a Better Source for Learning About Self-Improvement than Self-Help Books?

It’s the place in the bookshop where we seek solace. The place we believe holds the answers to busting our procrastination problem or reinforce our belief in ourselves or bring that spring of positivity into our lives. However, how many of us stop to question whether those shiny self-help books promising the world, are really …

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Misrepresentation of Asians Within the Creative Industries

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Are the film and TV industry doing justice in representing Asians? When it comes to representing Asians within the film and TV industry, there is a lack of the correct expression, beliefs and people when portraying Asians. Whilst the industry believes the current representation is adequate, most of the typical characters are based on stereotypes …

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Cancel Culture: Is it as Effective as it Seems?

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What is cancel culture? Gradually, individuals have begun to introduce cancel culture or call-out culture. The idea and thought behind it is that a person – particularly public figures – can be ‘cancelled’ because of past or present actions and comments that are deemed offensive. Most of this cancel culture is fuelled by political stances and beliefs. …

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The Pressure to get Fully Vaccinated to Enter Crowded Venues

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On Tuesday 20th July 2021 it was declared by the government that people will be required to prove they are fully vaccinated against coronavirus, for them to enter nightclubs and other crowded venues from September. Nadhim Zahawi said a negative coronavirus test would soon “no longer be sufficient” proof that a person was Covid-safe. Although …

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