The Refugee Olympic Team
The Olympics serve as a source of national pride for many, but for those without a nation, the Refugee team serves as a chance to not only chase that dream of athletic glory, but to bring awareness to the plight of millions of refugees around the world.
by Sam Basel
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
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
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.
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...