WaspReporter volume 19.2

'My mistake will haunt me for the rest of my life'

BBC Three takes an unflinching look into Hydebank, the young offenders' institution in Northern Ireland - revealing the sometimes harrowing personal stories of the inmates, what life is like in custody and how they are challenging the choices that led them there... read more



Winter mornings in Los Angeles can be chilly, and so it was as Betty Bersinger pushed her daughter’s stroller along the weedy sidewalks of Leimert Park on January 15, 1947. In those days, LA was full of half-finished developments like this: gap-toothed mixtures of bungalows and empty lots... read more.



There have so far been more mass shootings in the U.S. in 2019 than days of the year. In this op-ed, Ruth Hopkins, a Dakota/Lakota Sioux writer, biologist, attorney, and former tribal judge, writes about the throughline between events like the Sand Creek Massacre and today's mass shootings... read more




Chamath Palihapitiya, one of Facebook’s original executives, has been very vocal about how he believes technology is devolving society. ‘My children get no screen time whatsoever,’ he once said in a TV interview with CNBC. Paediatricians agree that there are a lot of YouTube videos that can lead to increased stress, anxiety or even feelings of depression. Should parents and educators just stand by and watch? Find out with this Web Task.