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Mental Health Behind Bars: Prisons in Crisis

There are currently 86,000 people in prisons in the UK, and around 61,000 are currently suffering from two or more mental health disorders. This is hardly surprising, when we consider the conditions that prisoners operate under. Some convicted prisoners are allowed just two hour-long visits every four weeks, while almost half of those released from […]

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Allegations of ableism are prone to misuse

A few months ago, whilst trawling down my news feed, I came across a not uncommon debate between two of my Facebook friends. The pair were arguing about the merits and shortcomings of a Prime Minister, when one concluded that the politician in question had “crippled” their country’s industry. The debate itself ended here, with […]

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Edinburgh business advertises 5,460 hours of unpaid work

Photo – Calum Murray (CP Collective Photography) Casa Morada seeks six unpaid, full-time, six-month interns; insults applicant and university graduates in provocative emails An Edinburgh-based interior design  business has been heavily criticised this week after advertising six unpaid, six-month-long ‘work experience internships’ on the job posting website Gumtree. Casa Morada, which is based on Causewayside in […]