Author Archives: Ciaran Picker

Coronavirus: Learn From the Past to Help the Present

George Santayana once said that “Those who do not learn from history are condemned to repeat it”. Looking back at the 20th Century Spanish Flu Pandemic, what does it teach us about how to handle a global pandemic?

The First Feminist: How Mary Wollstonecraft Changed The World

To many people, Mary Wollstonecraft is merely a name to remember for GCSE History when learning about the Suffrage movement of the late-19th and early-20th Century. She is known for the publication of Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792), and for as a result beginning the discussion on gender equality. But she was so […]