AUTHORITY

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"...we are losing sight of what it really means to be forced to flee one’s home."

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BEHIND THE CLOTH CURTAIN

Why the West's Treachery in Afghanistan is Unforgiveable

The long-term efforts in Afghanistan have given hope to the untold numbers shielded from the intolerable costs of maintaining the pre-2001 status quo. That was a hill of foreign policy to die on. Thousands have.

by Tom Gardner

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PUBLISH OR PERISH

The Credibility Vacuum in Scientific Research

There is a systemic crisis in scientific research. The ‘replication crisis’ in the scientific method is not an exception and incongruences are not, as we like to tell ourselves, the result of bad apples.

by Franziska Miriam Globisch

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STORYMAKERS

The Importance of Diversity within the Climate Movement

There are activists of colour doing incredible things but their stories are often left out of the narrative. We need global climate activists to truly showcase the horrors of what the climate crisis is doing.

 

by Matthew Beale

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THE WORLD'S MOST UNFULFILLED PROMISE 

Uighurs in China: a Genocide of Historic Proportions

Why practicalities cannot win out over our moral obligations to the Uighurs in China...

by Joshua Vitzhum

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CRISIS AND COOPERATION

Will Covid-19 Strengthen Multilateralism?

The current structures for international and regional cooperation are out-dated. The UN has failed in its role as the supposed platform for cooperation and the World Health Organisation has been trapped by  global rivalry...

by Christoffer Nielsen

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ON TRACK

The Trolley Problem of Covid Leadership

When problems are novel and there is no clear decision to be made, the decision becomes a dilemma. The 'Trolley Problem' literally puts the ethical problem presented by Covid-19 on rails.

by Mani Seeber

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MIND THE PAIN GAP

The Problem of Women and Pain in Science and Art

 Female pain is still understood through the male experience.

by Martina Sardelli

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ZULU

An Early Victory in the Culture War

Historical films face a peculiar dilemma. They are expected to bear competing burdens: presenting compelling stories on one hand, and respectfully navigating the difficult issues of history on the other. It is rare to find a film which succeeds in both goals...

by Campbell Edmonds

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ABORT

The Human Right Still Up for Debate

Abortion is, for many people, an impossible thing to reconcile morally. For others there is an appreciable grey area....

by Georgia Lea

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