Entries by Ambi Sitham from 01/2012

Katy and Russell: Irreconcilable Differences and the Laws of Love

| Posted 01.04.2012 | Huffington Post

The recent demise of the marriage of popstress Katy Perry and the infamous lothario turned devoted husband Russell Brand spurred inevitable public commentary and debate with media outlets ruminating over (and in some cases, dare I say almost celebrating) the latest celebrity marriage to fail. So newsworthy was the announcement of their divorce that within minutes the twosome became a national trending topic on Twitter.

No to Abstinence - Yes to Better Education

| Posted 01.12.2012 | UK Politics

Nadine Dorries' proposals have been lambasted as being out of touch, based on religiosity and an attempt to impose Christian moral values on others as well as being sexist by targeting girls exclusively. Perhaps some of this is true and certainly some of her reasoning behind the bill is questionable if we are being polite, ludicrous if we are being blunt. But I can't help but think that whilst not hitting the nail on the head, she has touched a nerve that we as a society need to acknowledge and the government and educational authorities need to address.