debate

  • It’s time that the concept of militarisation is held up to scrutiny

    Campaigning for disarmament so far has focused on nuclear weapons, with President Trump and Kim Jong-un’s recent public threats of war reigniting the public interest in the issue. But while just nine countries in the world have nuclear weapons, the majority of the world’s countries have military forces, and...
  • Wonder Woman as UN ambassador: social change or commercial campaign?

    The UN has decided to appoint Wonder Woman as an honorary ambassador for gender equality and women empowerment. The purpose of this choice, according to the UN,  is to use Wonder Woman’s image of strength and her role in the fight for justice and peace to ‘raise awareness about Goal...
  • A Surfeit of Saviours

    “No one has ever become poor by giving.” (Anne Frank – The Diary of Anne Frank) We have a world demeaned and distressed by injustice, inequity, and inequality. It ranges from despotism and slavery through to poverty and homelessness, overcrowding to isolation, education for only the rich to no...