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Millennial Burnout

The idea of ‘Millennial Burnout’ was popularized by the viral Buzzfeed article titled: How Millennials Became The Burnout Generation, by Anne Helen Petersen, which was published in January 2019. I remember reading the article at the time, and finding it extremely interesting, but not really something that I could relate to, as it focuses on…

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Trans rights matter

The Gender Recognition Act (GRA) is changing. People will be able to legally change their gender through self-identification. But what will this lead to? Some say predatory men will change gender to women by the stroke of a pen and threaten women’s rights by being able to go into safe spaces like domestic violence shelters….

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Japan’s greying time-bomb

Japan’s government is worried. The population currently sits at 127 million, but with the largest proportion of over-65s in the world, they project that the population will have shrunk by 40 million by 2060. This does not bode well for their ailing economy, either, with those same estimates showing that 40% of that 87 million…

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