I’m standing in the pissing rain on a cold October Sunday morning. The streets are empty. My socks are a little bit damp. I look across the road and see one fearless man braving the elements outside a coffee shop while squinting at the sports section of his soggy newspaper. I let out a laugh at the absurdity of the scene. In normal times this … Continue reading Life at Level Three
The words we use matter. Be it ‘junkie’ instead of ‘addict’ or ‘she had a few drinks’ versus ‘she took drugs’ the words chosen shape the emotional response. The callous attitude which wants us to maintain criminal penalty for petty drug possession is not one premised in practicality or reasonableness. It is an ideological belief that sees drug users as impure and addicts as a … Continue reading Drug Possession: The Criminalization Of Youth
If there was one moment in your life you could get back.. What would it be? In this beautiful video, Isolate Productions take to Dublin’s coast to approach people of different ages, nationalities and experiences and ask a simple question. This is an emotionally powerful and philosophically provocative clip which has has a lesson for everyone about life. Continue reading If You Could Get Back One Moment, What Would It Be?
In this brilliant delivery, Green Party candidate David Malone elegantly & honestly explains the disastrous & distressing repercussions of the proposed US-EU TTIP trade agreement. Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About TTIP