Vaccine Nationalism is a Thing and Here’s Why it’s Concerning

Instead of working together to create a worldwide strategy, a significant number of nations are already taking the “our nation first” path in having a potential cure to COVID-19. Here’s why vaccine nationalism calls for concern, and why it might mean a longer wait for an end to the virus (sigh).

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Ago this Week

For many ordinary Hiroshima citizens, August 6, 1945 began as just another day. Despite having received less than positive news from the frontlines of the Japanese Army, there was a sense of calm and relief for citizens. Hiroshima had, after all, been spared the US airstrikes that had hit other Japanese cities.

Statue toppling: Why I think that it isn’t about “dwelling in the past we can’t change” but instead, moving forward into “the future where we can”

Following the protests of the Black Lives Matter movement, statues of figures with a controversial past have been defaced and/or toppled. Ultimately, this brings in radical change and making far more than a statement from the voices of those who have been so used to being silenced.

Should the super rich, be super rich?

According to Comparisum, Jeff Bezos’ wealth is set to increase exponentially and leapfrog the other hard contenders of the ‘soon-to-be trillionaire club’. Putting that into perspective, Bezos is now 36% richer than the British monarchy and approximately makes a rough amount of $2,480 per second (more than twice the amount the average worker in the US makes within a week). Putting that into perspective, we can probably agree that it changes all definitions of the word “rich”. Which brings us to the famous old question: Should the super rich actually be super rich?