Social Issues

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The life and death of a good man

(4 minute read) Lessons of love are to be found scattered around the memory of slain British parliamentarian David Amess, writes Ronnie Convery.

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“I think the way governments around the world dealt with the pandemic led young people to get more interested in politics”

(5 minute read) 19 year old Neo Kalungu-Banda reflects on the last 18 months and explains how young people can grow through their challenges.

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Art & CultureSocial Issues

Reclaiming masculinity with The Lord of the Rings

(5 minute read) Tolkien’s classic trilogy offers an alternative to the culture of toxic masculinity which threatens men today, believes Miguel Sepúlveda.

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Conflict, conscience and poppies

(7 minute read) As ceremonies are held this month across the globe to mark the armistice, Maddy Fry explores the complex relationship between Christianity and pacifism.

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Faking the past: when debunking becomes distorting

(5 minute read) An exhibition about the Emperor Nero made Lisa Fraser ask how we should deal with history’s ‘fake news’.  

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FamilySocial Issues

Miscarriage in the shadow of abortion

(5 minute read) “How are women to grieve in a society that does not recognize their children as real babies?” asks Ashleen Menchaca-Bagnulo.

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HistorySocial Issues

Europe’s last dictatorship

(5 minute read) Maddy Fry shines a spotlight on the brutal reality of life inside Belarus.

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LifestyleSocial Issues

The future of work

(3 minute read) In the ‘new normal’ employers will have to balance paternalism and liberalism in their approach to work, says Prakarsh Singh.

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Dare we dream?

(5 minute read) Lisa Fraser is moved by a man who thinks a better world is not an idle fantasy.

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FamilySocial Issues

How schools can embrace diversity and inclusion

(3 minute read) Clare Campbell explores ways to make schools welcome places to children of all faiths and none.

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