On the disparities of educational achievement

I feel privileged to attend one of the best universities in the country, but my place at Warwick was not a forgone conclusion. For one, the demographic analysis states that as a working-class Bangladeshi, I am one of the most likely to underperform in education. Bangladeshi boys are placed just above black working-class boys inContinue reading “On the disparities of educational achievement”

The high street is dying; we should welcome its death with open arms

The Times has revealed that the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, is considering an online sales tax of 2% or a mandatory charge on consumer deliveries. It is hoped that this approach will encourage consumers to shop at physical, walk-in stores; said stores’ very existence have been losing business steadily for the past few years,Continue reading “The high street is dying; we should welcome its death with open arms”

Defunding the police is a part of, not against, the reforming process.

The brutal killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis by a white police officer has sparked nationwide protests and unrest over police brutality, as well as the pushing into the limelight the wider discontent felt by black Americans surrounding entrenched inequalities and institutional discrimination. This isn’t the first time America has seen race riots in itsContinue reading “Defunding the police is a part of, not against, the reforming process.”