Social Issues

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When things aren’t always black and white

(6 minute read)
Adam Brocklehurst offers a biracial perspective on Meghan-gate.

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Men, please do better

(5 minute read) Sarah Everard’s tragic murder in early March has shocked the United Kingdom. But this profoundly personal testimony from Tamsin Tomlinson reveals the reality of threat women face on a daily basis.

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Freedom is not free: Myanmar and the struggle for democracy

(7 minute read)
As demonstrations continue against the military take-over, Han Myo Win looks back to explain what is happening and why in Myanmar today.

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Did you hear the one about the Pope and the Ayatollah…?

(7 minute read)
A roadmap for dialogue between religions with a relevance beyond the Middle East may be the lasting legacy of Pope Francis’ visit to Iraq, writes Ronnie Convery.

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Feminism revisited

(5 minute read)
In the week we celebrate International Women’s Day, Eleanor Launchbury makes the case for a new understanding of feminism.

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Saving the planet at the supermarket …

(5 minute read)
Jemima Childs reckons cutting down on meat can be a piece of cake.

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Fighting for or against Africa?

(7 minute read)
Joshua Nwachukwu highlights the need for cultural sensitivity in human rights advocacy.

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Giants, faithful soldiers, morons, moral cowards and the truly wicked

(6 minute read)
Benedict Rogers invites us each to consider where we stand in the face of tyranny.

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Social Issues

How not to be an ostrich

(3 minute read)
As El Salvador goes to the polls on Sunday, Maria Renée Palomo offers her countrymen and women some advice on how to choose the right candidate, advice which has a relevance beyond the borders of El Salvador.

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A greater MAGA and a better Brexit – towards true patriotism

(11 minute read)
Patriotism involves recognising the limits of one’s own country and its need to be complemented by others, argues Joseph Evans.

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