Editorial: The barriers of insecurity
(2 minute read) The walls we build usually denote weakness rather than strength, argues Joseph Evans.
The Leningrad Symphony – Shostakovich’s Seventh Symphony and how the Russians survived a siege
(4 minute read) The Russian composer Shostakovich began writing his symphony while the city was besieged by German forces. Kenson Li believes we can draw lessons for our current crisis.
Fighting totalitarianism: lessons from the White Rose resistance Part III
(8 minute read) Part three of this true story of student opposition to Nazism recounts the heroic efforts which ultimately cost the lives of the founders of the White Rose Movement.
Retreating to victory, and how silence takes us forward
In this second article in his Travelling where I am series, Joseph Evans explores silence’s hidden power and how it is necessary to make any journey meaningful.
Fighting totalitarianism: lessons from the White Rose resistance
On the morning of Thursday 18 February 1943 two German students entered the main building of the University of Munich carrying around a thousand anti-Nazi leaflets. Paul Shrimpton in the first of a series on the Scholl siblings.