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Welcome to my blog! Here you’ll find my current thoughts, musings and ideas on feminism, literature, politics, technology and more. Be sure to keep in touch, I’d love to hear what you think. Happy reading!


Is the Future of Democracy Digital?
This article was also published on the The City Journal. Is the Future of Democracy Digital? Democracy is in crisis, and …
The Top 3 Ways I Learnt to Cope with Uncertainty
I have always hated feeling uncertain. During my teens, I learnt to cope with this by controlling every detail within my …
How Will Social Media Change Politics & Democracy in Australia?
Social media has already drastically changed politics in Australia, but research indicates that our fundamental understanding of democracy could change as …
COVID-Infected Dreams? You’re Not the Only One.
Why is the coronavirus pandemic giving us all weird dreams? University student Taylah Costa scanned the wooded horizon. She caught glimpse …
Could Endangered Orangutans Face Extinction from Coronavirus?
Endangered primates in Indonesia might be an unexpected victim of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Primates are not only at risk of …
To Decarbonise our Economy, We Must First Dismantle Capitalism
Is Capitalism Compatible With a Carbon-Neutral Society? Climate change has become impossible to ignore. Escalating environmental catastrophes have become inevitable even …
The Status of Oblivia’s Silence in Alexis Wright’s The Swan Book
Alexis Wright’s The Swan Book deals with the complexities of the ongoing colonisation of Australia, the loss of traditional stories and …
When I Became A Woman, My Body Stopped Being My Own
It started being the object of others' attention, the thing that would betray my safety and peace. When I was a …
Should You Buy a Reusable COVID Facemask?
Masks are quickly becoming mandatory in many parts of the world. In my home town, Melbourne, a face mask must be …
Teen uses self-taught coding skills to create the largest COVID-19 tracker in the world
The Coronavirus has met an unlikely foe in a teen whose COVID-19 tracker is being used globally by over 500 million …
How will Quibi Change the Future of Mobile Video Streaming?
Quibi plans to revolutionise video streaming with high-production budgets and star-power Quibi, short for “quick bites”, plans to revolutionise video streaming …
Is Facebook to Blame For the Anti-Lockdown Protests?
Facebook is spreading anti-lockdown content from the alt-right  Over the past weeks, Facebook has become a hotbed of anti-lockdown content shared …
Twitter Blocked from Exposing US Government Surveillance
Are we losing the fight for free speech and transparency? Twitter is being gagged from disclosing surveillance requests made by the …
Bernie Sanders Drops Out of 2020 US Presidential Race
Democratic socialist Bernie Sanders is out Senator Bernie Sanders officially suspended his presidential campaign yesterday, 8 April 2020, in a speech …
Everything You Should Know about the 2020 US Presidential Election
Here’s what you need to know about the US presidential election The race to secure the position as President of the …
Invasive or Ingenious? The US Uses Location Data to Track the Spread of COVID-19
Big tech could be a game changer in the fight against COVID-19, but at what risk to our digital privacy? US …
It Takes a Village to Make a Garden: Aquarium Village
‘Kampung Akuarium, or the “Aquarium Village” is a community in North Jakarta. Most of the residents there are fishermen and have …
Aussie-Somali Word Warrior: Zaynab Farah
“I may be black. I may be Muslim. I may be a woman. But at the end of the day, I’m …
To Overthrow the Media Autocracy, Australia Will Need Some Serious Teeth
‘The cornerstone of functioning democracy in Australia has always been based on access to reliable news. However, the age of information …
Is Time Management is a Lie?
‘I like to see life as a scale of sorts. Everyone’s scale is different, because we all have different priorities and …
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