Social Issues

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Happy Thanksgiving!

(3 minutes) But what on earth is this most American of celebrations all about? Keith Stanfield pens a modern and very personal ode of gratitude to the “land of the free and the home of the brave”

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Social Issues

The sex scandal that the tabloids ignore

(8 minute read)
Only international pressure will save young girls from kidnap and forced marriage in Pakistan, says John Pontifex.

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Social Issues

When youth finds its voice: young Nigerians resist SARS abuses

(6 minute read)
Patience is a virtue. But when it comes to waiting for the fruits of democracy, it’s a virtue which has its limits, says Joshua Nwachukwu.

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Social Issues

Facebook, facts and fake news

(4 minute read)
There is an alarming spread of false information on social media, says Monica Amendola. But what to do about it is the big question …

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COVID-19Social Issues

To lock down or not to lock down? Part 1

(3 minute read)
Michael Wee discusses the ethics of decision-making about lockdown.

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LatestSocial IssuesThought-provoking

Annoying but true: the uncomfortable challenge of Pope Francis’ Fratelli Tutti

(8 minute read)
Joseph Evans is troubled by Pope Francis’ latest document, and is forced to ask why.

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LifestyleSocial IssuesThought-provoking

Pushing the brake pedal

(7 minute read)
Francesca Omon argues that spiritual values are just as essential as green policies to save the planet.

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LatestSocial IssuesThought-provoking

Suffocating in the echo chambers of modern life

(7 minute read)
Zoë Dukoff-Gordon exposes the invisible walls we build around our minds without realising it … and offers a surprising way to escape.

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Social IssuesThought-provoking

The hidden cost of going green

(7 minute read)
Francesca Omon looks beyond the rhetoric and discovers why the green revolution may not be enough to save the planet.

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HistorySocial IssuesThought-provoking

The efficiency of evil: Auschwitz and the detail of genocide

(7 minute read)
Ronnie Convery is shocked by the minutiae of a death camp and its hideous attention to detail.

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