World Tag Archive

Social IssuesThought-provoking

Laïcité, Islam and the future of France

(9 minute read)
Do French claims about religious neutrality stand up to scrutiny? asks Maddy Fry.

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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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LifestyleSocial Issues

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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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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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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History

Paradise Lost: The world’s debt to Iraq

(10 minute read)
Iraq is central to world civilisation and to the Bible and speaks to us of great journeys, exile, suffering and salvation. As he looks forward to Pope Francis’ visit to this country in March, Dr Emil Anton spares a thought for the many who have had to flee from it in modern times.

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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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Art & Culture

Catching nature’s symphony

(6 minute read)
Setting animal sounds to music is not just a lockdown hobby, says Alexander Liebermann. It can make us more aware of the marvels – and challenges – of the world around us.

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COVID-19Social IssuesThought-provoking

Life after lockdown: is a kinder, more caring world possible?

(5 minute read)
Brian Clarke argues that as we look forward to the end of the pandemic, we need to rethink our fundamental values. This article won third place in our Adamah Media Young Writers’ Competition.

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