Reflection Tag Archive

LatestSocial IssuesThought-provoking

Systems Thinking: the ripples we can create

(5 minute read)
Juliette Flach recommends a more holistic approach in our efforts to make the world a better place.

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LifestyleSocial IssuesThought-provoking

Hunting witches: the shaming of women’s bodies

(11 minute read)
Following her earlier article, Pretty Hurts, Bianca Costa Sales examines the double standards, injustices and cultural oversights in society’s treatment of women.

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Editorial

Editorial: All change, please!

(5 minute read)
Words can be like old friends. You don’t come across them for years and then they pop up, return to prominence and become once more part of your everyday life.

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COVID-19History

It’s an ill virus that blows nobody any good

(9 minute read)
Richard Bauckham looks back to a Middle Age fair to make sense of the Covid pandemic.

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HistoryThought-provoking

How do you solve a problem like Marie?

(4 minute read)
Joe Cook opens the curtain of history and discovers some alarming truths about the “Woman of the Millennium”.

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COVID-19Social IssuesThought-provoking

The race to save the planet: can we still win?

(7 minute read)
To save the planet and save lives even the shock drop in emissions caused by the pandemic is not enough. We need a new world economic order, argues Margareth Sembiring.

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Social Issues

Not just skin-deep: racism’s lasting wounds

(9 minute read)
Joseph Evans finds himself reflecting deeply on the reality of racism during a panel discussion, and discovers new horizons of pain he had never before considered.

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Social IssuesThought-provoking

The underbelly of undernutrition: notes from the field

(6 minute read)
Prakarsh Singh describes his fieldwork in an urban slum for his research into malnutrition in his native India and reports an alarming lack of progress in the battle against hunger and disease.

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Thought-provoking

#GiveWork, not aid, to the poor: the remarkable legacy of Leila Janah (1982-2020)

(The slow read)
Tulika Bahadur describes the brief but extraordinary life of a woman who insisted that the poor should be empowered, not given donations.

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Social IssuesThought-provoking

Immoral Pursuits: the authoritarian manipulation of religious and spiritual values

(8 minute read)
History offers all too many examples of authoritarian rulers using religion for their own oppressive ends, argue Tiare Gatti Mora, Laura Magro and Hajra Rehman. It’s time to make a change.

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