“Free speech” is a term which is thrown around a lot these days, often in the context of heated confrontations. “You’re violating
Andrea Carlo is from Milan, Italy, where he was born; he spent his early childhood in Ireland; and has lived in the UK since 2005, when he moved to Windsor at the age of eight. He won an academic scholarship aged thirteen, becoming editor of his school magazine, and in 2018 completed his BA at Oxford University. A published poet and aspiring singer-songwriter/artist working on his debut record, he is particularly interested in socio-political issues within the UK and the world in general, having previously written an article for The Oxford Student newspaper on the collapse of the traditional political left-right spectrum. Aside from the HuffPost, Andrea Carlo has written for The Independent, Metro, Politics.co.uk, and runs a blog on Medium.
Sorry romcoms and dating apps, but it’s time we throw this outdated, demeaning concept into the bin where it deserves to stay
30/11/2018 07:58 GMT
Call it a quirk, a blessing, a curse, whatever you wish - I’ve grown to appreciate living my life in multi-coloured shades
09/11/2018 08:43 GMT
It’s the motto I’ll be teaching my kids, and it’s our only hope to ensure that prejudice will be something they only ever see in history textbooks
23/04/2018 12:02 BST
Instagram was supposed to imitate (or document) life, but life eventually came to imitate the app
22/03/2018 16:31 GMT
No matter how overwhelming the world may prove to be, we are all capable of self-improvement
06/02/2018 17:05 GMT
What does it mean to be a 'man'? To play sports, drink beer, 'get laid', work out, and drive fast cars? Of course, this is 2017. No one really thinks like this any more. We all know that, by now, we have accepted that masculinity is a nuanced, multifaceted, even elusive, concept that can encompass various ways of living.
13/09/2017 14:59 BST
Long distance: those two words alone conjure up a myriad of largely negative connotations - difficulty, frustration, and ultimately break-up. When applied to romantic relationships, it's said that they never work; when left to friendships, there's an ounce more optimism, but the vision is still seen as grim.
25/08/2017 11:52 BST
My ultimate fear is that, in its process of leaving the European Union, the UK will ironically end up more similar to its continental neighbours, and lose what makes it so special. I hope that the country, in having made the decision to detach itself from the continent, does not compromise its identity in order to fit a cliché mould of nationalism.
13/07/2017 16:53 BST
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