It is easy to be complacent when you live in a country where LGBTQ rights are increasingly respected and enshrined in law. But recent events show that this progress, but in its infancy, may quickly be reversed unless we become a hell of a lot less complacent and more political.
Posts by Christian Ferreira:
We keep reacting in shock at events that seem out of our control, but it is time that we cease to be victims to become activists instead.
Coming to terms with the Brexit decision doesn’t mean we should cease the debate about wider political and economic reforms.
Our political and economic system is broken. Voting to leave the EU won’t help us address these issues though. It will probably make things worse.
I understand why governments need to reassure us in the wake of the horrific attacks on Paris and Beirut. But to retaliatory violence I say: not in my name.
Ode to the tired, pale foot soldiers of London’s corporate army who are forced to endure the rush hour commute
Our tax system’s rigged in favour of people & companies who can afford expensive tax advisors. It may not seem fair, but it’s legal. What can we do about it?
It’s good to see the OECD question trickle down economics, but it is worrying that their analysis still doesn’t question growth as an orthodoxy
To tackle climate change, we need policymakers who are willing to show true leaders and deliver some uncomfortable messages
Nelson Mandela became the giant of South Africa’s liberation through his courage and leadership, but we must not let apathetic sentiment cloud his memory.