“How to not get raped.” A message too familiar in what we are taught today. “Make sure you get a cab home with someone else!” “Don’t stay out too late.” “Don’t drink that fourth tequila.” Sound familiar? Why is it we teach individuals that by acting in a certain way, they are creating ‘dangerous situations’ which could lead to a sexual assault? In a time … Continue reading How To Not Get Raped.
I wrote an article shortly after America learnt of their new President, Trump. It was a fairly bitter article and I made some predictions of what’s next to come in 2016 and the mistakes and people we’ve lost during this year from Alan Rickman to Prince to the narrow draw of Brexit and the ludicrous American Presidency. So I promised myself I would write a … Continue reading Some of the Best Things that Happened in 2016
International women’s day was celebrated this week, so what better way to have a look at some of the most influential women who changed the world? Please note: These are just a few, there are plenty more others! Continue reading World Changing Women
For years, humans have failed to advance in any form. This was most evident during the religious dark ages, in which Christianity was used as a method for reasoning questions we as a species could not understand. This lead to events as simple as hailstorms being attributed to acts of God. However, human dependency on religion managed to keep humans in the dark for well … Continue reading Standing In Our Own Way
Why should you give a shit about politics? What’s the first thing that comes into your head when you think about politics? David Cameron getting noshed off by a pig? Boring ugly people in suits making boring decisions? Lies and false promises? Well here at Politically Wasted, we believe that politics is actually fucking cool. Every cool person ever has been interested in politics, from … Continue reading Why should you give a shit about politics?