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Turning towards the West
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Turning towards the West

Over the last decade everyone has been watching the East, specifically China and India, as the two new rising superpowers of the 21st century. However, experts inform us that the three requirements for a country to develop a powerful economy and global standing are a dynamic democratic system, a growing […]

Crucial time for WikiLeaks
Globe World

Crucial time for WikiLeaks

This month began with one of the most crucial court cases of the year; the fate of WikiLeak’s founder Julian Assange hangs in the balance as the British justice system decides whether to extradite him to Sweden. The much anticipated judgement is expected to be announced on February 24th. Sofia […]

A night for the children of War
Human Rights World

A night for the children of War

Joanne Baker is an activist from Bristol who, similar to other colleagues, worked in Iraq to brake UN sanctions imposed on the civilian population of the Asian country, following the first Gulf War. Joanne brought medicines to an Iraqi hospital from the United Kingdom, risking imprisonment. Her experience in the Iraqi […]

The descent of Western culture
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The descent of Western culture

Imagine each country as a smart-phone with downloadable applications: what downloadable content could a country add to its dock in order to become more powerful? This is the idea behind British historian Niall Ferguson’s Six “Killer Apps” of Western Civilisation talk, during which he will explore how Western civilisation came […]

Iran: a paper tiger?
Multiculture Politiks World

Iran: a paper tiger?

This is the question that will  be addressed during a debate taking place in London on the 24th of February, hosted by the forum ‘Intelligence Squared’, about the country’s current Islamic regime, led by Ahmadinejad. On the one hand, because of its desire to acquire arms,  Israel and the US […]