A “True” Story Posted by My Grandfather to Facebook, or What Older Generations Really Think of Young People
An economics professor at a local college made a statement that he had never failed a single student before, but had recently failed an entire class. That class had insisted that Obama's socialism worked and that no one would be poor and no one would be rich, a great equalizer.
The professor then said, "OK, we will have an experiment in this class on Obama's…
Until a few days ago, I always interpreted Marx's famous quote "Religion is the opium of the people" as a metaphor.
A few days ago, I changed my mind. I was sitting at a bus stop and got into talking with the woman sitting next to me, who in less than a minute presented herself as a Jehova's witness. Usually I avoid religious discussion as a completely futile attempt to get through the believers' delusion. They believe, what they feel a…
The unemployment rate for 16-23 year olds is the highest it's been in a generation in the UK, with record numbers of university graduates and school levers going straight on the doll. Even though this feels like a fairly recent news story, caused by raised tuition fees and extensive cuts implamented or planned by the fairly new coalition government, it really has been a growing problem for many years now. I graduated university in the year 2009, which, at the time, was considered the worst…Continue