Who Wins in the War on Drugs – Part 3

Who Wins in the War on Drugs – Part 3

Stimulants
Not all drugs are used recreationally to ‘mellow out’ and stimulants are the number one go to for people who want to party longer. With cocaine as the number one target, and its crack form being one of the most offensive substances in the eye of the war on drugs campaign, millions of users have been detained, beaten, jailed and killed in the name of prevention. However, its classier brother, […]

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Who Wins in the War on Drugs – Part 2

Who Wins in the War on Drugs – Part 2

Opiods
One of America’s biggest crises at the moment is that brought on by the extremely high increase in opiod abuse. The opiod class is one that includes opiates, which are drugs that contain opium, the resin obtained from the poppy. Found in great number in ancient China, this highly addictive substance captured millions in its snare before it made its way into the United States. Commonly used to help with […]

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Who Wins in the War on Drugs – Part 1

Who Wins in the War on Drugs – Part 1

In 1971 President Richard Nixon launched a countrywide campaign known as the War On Drugs, this war was not on a country or an organisation as many have been since but on the act of abusing restricted substances and seemingly the substances themselves. The initiative which was launched set into place policies and action by the government that were designed to stamp out the overbearing use of illicit compounds that […]

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A Dream of Utopia – Part 2

A Dream of Utopia – Part 2

Scarcity drives profit. This simple fact is a very real yet disturbing fact about the current world we live in, things increase in value if there is less of them. The problem with this is that the population is growing, and we desperately need more not less of every resource, but since there is money to be made, only those who have the cash can get their hands on a […]

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A Dream of Utopia – Part 1

A Dream of Utopia – Part 1

If you take a look at the news today it would seem that our world is falling apart in more ways than one. Ecologically, our effect on the planet has reached such extremes that life that has existed for millennia both above and below us is now ceasing to exist. The corals are turning white and dying, the ice caps are melting and running into the sea, the air is […]

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Should We Worry About Robots?

Should We Worry About Robots?

How Close Are We To The Uprising?
If the science fiction stories told through films and games were true 2018 would be far different than it actually is. The Mad Max canon would have the events of Fury Road occurring now, Blade Runners replicants would have begun to revolt, a corporate dystopia including the barbaric Running Man games would be we well established by now and of course the metal skeletons […]

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Why We Are Being Watched? – Part 2

Why We Are Being Watched? – Part 2

The real concern here is that what this huge organization is actually watching and listening in for is to find and eliminate undesirables. This broad, sweeping term basically means anyone the people behind the curtain don’t align with, this could be political opponents, rival companies or corporations who appear to be getting the upper hand, possible whistleblowers of anything the government wishes to remain left in the dark, the list […]

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When Will They Matter? – Part 2

When Will They Matter? – Part 2

It has been the national skeleton in the closet for many years now, constantly peeking out from the shadows to remind us all that it did indeed happen, and it does indeed continue today in its own way. The skull-topped phantom in question is the disparity between Caucasian Americans and African-Americans. A small difference in skin pigment that more often than not causes a huge difference in lifestyle as a […]

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When Will They Matter? – Part 1

When Will They Matter? – Part 1

Because of the events and sun media of yesteryear, black people have been brandished with unfair stereotypes for a very long time. Drug dealing, drug abusing, lazy, criminal usually fits the bill among the many other derogatory statements that tarnish the entire race. Criminal is a huge one, and one that was furthered by the drug crises. 1 in 15 men incarcerated are black, compared to 1 in every 106 […]

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The Cyber Attacks of Tomorrow

The Cyber Attacks of Tomorrow

Hacking. It’s a word that today gives us a sense of dread thanks to the number of newsworthy attacks that have been propagated by shadowy groups all over the internet. Yet the word has been thrown into popular culture so often that it is now a synonym for advice. So, what is hacking really? A hacker is really a computer expert who uses their programming knowledge to overcome a problem. […]

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