Social Issues

LifestyleSocial IssuesThought-provoking

Learning to disagree without being disagreeable in five steps … or rather in five fingers

(9 minute read)
Italian author and broadcaster Bruno Mastroianni offers a humorous but thoughtful guide to respectful dialogue using an unusual prop – the fingers of his hand.

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Social Issues

Lifestyle choices that can be life or death decisions

(6 minute read)
Francesca Omon looks at the ethical conundrums in our attempts to plan for the future in a world of finite resources.

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Social Issues

Hunger: a forgotten first world problem

(5 minute read)
Zoë Dukoff-Gordon exposes the hidden scandal of hunger in the world’s wealthiest countries.

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Social Issues

Love not hatred is the way to end racism

(7 minute read)
“There is only one race, the race of the children of God.” These words of a great Catholic saint of the 20th century, Josemaria Escriva, nicely capture how we at Adamah view the Black Lives Matter movement, writes Joseph Evans.

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COVID-19Social Issues

Walls, walls everywhere …

(5 minute read)
Ronnie Convery highlights the dangers of public policies which foment populism and favour division, even in the midst of a pandemic.

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Art & CultureSocial Issues

When the storm clouds gather inside

(11 minute read)
Zoë Dukoff-Gordon reads a book about weather where the storms are more personal than meteorological.

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COVID-19Social Issues

Our Covid response could provide a model to avoid climate crisis

(6 minute read)
Margareth Sembiring looks at the similarities between the current pandemic emergency and the looming climate crisis, and identifies lessons to be learned.

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Social Issues

Europe, stop betraying yourself

(3 minute read)
Joe Borg argues that solidarity is a Christian-inspired value which is fundamental to the European Union. Yet in their treatment of migrants some countries are invoking Christianity to betray this value.

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Social IssuesThought-provoking

Climate change: re-assessing current approaches

(6 minute read)
Margareth Sembiring goes behind the headlines and slogans to identify causes and cures for our current climate woes.

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Social Issues

Once upon a time there was an election …

(5 minute read)
Zoë Dukoff-Gordon on politics as story and why the recent UK general election felt so despairing.

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