Thought-provoking

Social IssuesThought-provoking

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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Social IssuesThought-provoking

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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LifestyleThought-provoking

Frankl and his shadow

(6 minute read)
John-Luke Harris urges us to examine the line that runs through our own hearts to find the source of good and evil in the world.

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HistorySocial IssuesThought-provoking

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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HistoryThought-provoking

Women who made a difference: the original Sisterhood

(6 minute read)
Maria Patricia Williams hails an Italian go-getter whose passion for the poor of New York City is still making an impact today.

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LatestSocial IssuesThought-provoking

Fighting for or against Africa?

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

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FamilyMental HealthThought-provoking

Be like a tree

(6 minute read)
Clare Campbell finds powerful life lessons amid the branches and roots …

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Social IssuesThought-provoking

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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COVID-19LifestyleThought-provoking

From booze to belief …

(6 minute read)
Ben Thompson says more people are asking the ‘Big Questions’ beyond the bottle.

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Social IssuesThought-provoking

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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