Joe Morgan

Joe is 24 and lives in Cardiff. He graduated from the University of Glamorgan in 2013 with a degree in Film Studies, and enjoys writing about cinema, politics and current affairs. Follow him on Twitter @EustoniteJM

  • Current Affairs
    What attracts young British people to join ISIS

    The fanatical terror group ISIS continues to maraud its wa...

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    FGM: Why is the UK failing young girls?

    According to figures from the Health and Social Information Centre, nearly 4000 girls were treated for female genital mutilation (FGM) in the UK since September 2014, with experts predicting that unless existing laws regarding the practice begin to be properly enforced, cases of FGM will continue to rise. The removal of young girls’...

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    Paid volunteering leave: Way to exploit or encourage employees?

    Up to fifteen million people will be entitled to an extra three days annual leave to undertake voluntary work according to the latest electoral pledge from the Conservative party. The party proposes that any employee working in a company consisting of more than 250 people would be legally entitled to the extra...

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    ISIS parodies: Insensitive or way to defeat group’s influence?

    Making fun of something that is frightening and intimidating severely diminishes its ability to exert power and influence over those it seeks to subjugate. For this reason alone, mocking ISIS should be considered something of a moral duty, as well as a natural response to the absurdity of their ideology. ISIS parodying...

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    Legalising cannabis: Its possible impact and consequence

    Support for the legalisation of cannabis in the UK has been increasing, with a spate of celebrities and politicians adding their voice to campaigns calling for the manufacture, sale and use of the drug to be decriminalised. The Guardian reports that a new single-issue political party dedicated to repealing cannabis laws will...

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    The power of branding and its impact on children’s health

    There have been renewed calls from health campaigners to limit alcohol advertisements after a recent survey conducted by health charity Alcohol Concern found that children were more familiar with brands such as Fosters, Smirnoff and WKD than with popular snacks such as Walkers and Mr Kipling. The alarming results of the Children’s Recognition of Alcohol...

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    Topless model reappears on the Sun’s Page 3

    Tabloid newspaper the Sun has reversed the decision to end its Page 3 feature by printing a picture of a topless model in today’s edition. In a move that will disappoint campaigners who have been working to end the daily feature, Page 3 of today’s Sun included the revealing picture along with...