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AliHaddow

19 years old; South Africa - Cape Town
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SAIIA Youth Policy Committee Member

Anarchy; Shunned or Celebrated?

Anarchy is defined as a state of disorder due to absence or nonrecognition of authority and to be frank, as of late, I can’t help but see myself as an anarchist. Yet why does this bring with it a negative connotation and why do I see myself as such? […]

When is Enough, Enough?

I don’t know if any of you have noticed, but the world we live in today is kind of ridiculously unfair. No I’m not talking about racism and racial inequality, although that is still rife in a multitude of places, I am talking about world-wide inequality that more […]

Golden Lives

Why is it that life can be cut so short – cut at the most unexpected of times – and cut short to the most amazing of people? Why is it that we die? I don’t necessarily think that anyone can really answer that question, just like the […]

The Unknown

None are more hopelessly enslaved, than those that believe they are free. “Take your finger”, said a man who id only had council for a mere 10 minutes, “Take your finger, place it into your glass of water and hold it there.” Ross was his name, a peculiar […]

2014 SAIIA Young Leaders Conference

a declaration that is as affluent in its points as it is imperishable So here’s something awesome, this past week I attended the 2014 Young Leaders Conference, hosted by the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA). The conference took place at wits from the 30th of November […]