Is VAR World Cup Ready?

‘Video Assistant Referee’ has had many mixed reactions since it’s implementation in a number of Europe’s top leagues. Yet, FIFA president Gianni Infantino has recently announced that VAR will be used at Russia 2018 – a tournament already surrounded in controversy. Will VAR spoil our beautiful game, do we need it?

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Should Non-Violent Offenders Go To Prison?

With the growing prison population, disillusionment with the justice system and arguments against the use of imprisonment, many activists and experts have been pondering the idea of ending imprisonment for non-violent offenders completely. In this article I shall briefly examine these arguments. Continue reading “Should Non-Violent Offenders Go To Prison?”

The Controversial History of ‘Miranda Rights’

The ‘Miranda Rights’ are the list of constitutionally protected rights that Police Officers must read to you before custodial interrogation can formally begin. If you have ever watched a police show on TV, or perhaps 21 Jump Street, you will certainly recognise these. But where how did they become a Law Enforcement requirement? Continue reading “The Controversial History of ‘Miranda Rights’”

Why Roy Moore’s loss is America’s win

After Senator Jeff Sessions was appointed as Attorney General by President Trump, one of Alabama’s two Senate seats was left unfilled. After a hard-battled race between polarising candidates, Democrat Doug Jones came out on top, but it was Republican candidate Roy Moore who gained all the media attention (not particularly for the right reasons). However, this election represented much more than a seat in Congress.

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The Russian World Cup

Going into this year’s highly anticipated World Cup in Russia, there have been a number of recurring problems that are often being brought up time and time again. Will there be a problem with Russian Hooligans? Will there be racist attacks much like those that have occurred in Russian league games? While others have been quick to suggest that the 2018 World Cup will be one that will go down in history, and not for the wrong reasons, but as a thrilling, memorable celebration of football.

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Would Increased Gun Control Solve America’s Mass Shooting Dilemma?

The Second Amendment to the United States Constitution is the subject of much controversy. In 1791, the right to ‘keep and bear arms’ was added to the supreme laws of the USA, but this has been scrutinised in recent years. The central focus of the debate revolves around the question of whether stricter gun laws would reduce or end the poignant and continuous tragedies.  Continue reading “Would Increased Gun Control Solve America’s Mass Shooting Dilemma?”

Careless Owners Are The Football League’s Biggest Problem

In 2014, Leyton Orient were on the brink of the Championship, two years later Orient, who have spent 112 years in the football league, have dropped out of the football league and are struggling to survive. All because of their negligent owner, Francesco Becchetti who has saddled the club with £10 million of debt and is driving this historic club to the ground.

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