Authors Posts by Ellen Musgrove

Ellen Musgrove

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Whilst white supremacy exists, racial fluidity cannot

A curious story surfaced recently, when the parents of Rachel Dolezal, an American civil rights activist, revealed their daughter to be a white woman...

Modernising society’s approach to drugs legislation

In 2016 the UN General Assembly will hold a special session focusing on the global issue of drugs. To prepare for this, and to...

It’s ok To Ask For Help

Despite growing awareness about mental health, as a topic it generally remains taboo. Verbalisation of destructive thoughts is avoided; it interferes with the facade...

What will it take for there to be a turning point over Ferguson?

It is tragically fitting that the week preceding the Ferguson grand jury’s decision ended with a police officer fatally shooting a 12-year-old black child...

Ferguson: the failure of modern mass media

When Mike Brown was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri this summer it seemed to be just the latest link...

Western complacency in West Africa is costing lives

Last week the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response was launched in Ghana, six months and over 3,000 deaths after the virus emerged in...