Ronald Goldman, Ph.D is a psychological researcher, educator, and Executive Director of the Circumcision Resource Center in Boston, a non-profit educational organization. Dr Goldman is internationally known for his work on circumcision and is the author of Circumcision: The Hidden Trauma and Questioning Circumcision: A Jewish Perspective.

Argument: Is male circumcision harmful?

Richard Wamai and Ronald Goldman go head to head.

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NI 460 - What has development done for me? - March, 2013
Members of the Grand Dragon faction of the Ku Klux Klan shout insults at gay couples going to request marriage licences in Houston.Carlos Sanchez / Reuters

Argument – Should hate speech be a crime?

Feminist Joyce Arthur and gay rights activist Peter Tatchell weigh up the pros and cons.

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NI 458 - Internet showdown - December, 2012
Is there a place for GM crops in a sustainable future?

Is there a place for GM crops in a sustainable future?

Author and journalist Mark Lynas and researcher and writer Claire Robinson go head-to-head.

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NI 457 - Bad medicine - November, 2012
Is China good for Africa?

Is China good for Africa?

Writer and activist Firoze Manji and professor Stephen Chan go head-to-head.

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NI 456 - Youth rising - October, 2012
Should celebrities promote charities?

Should celebrities promote charities?

Professors Mark Wheeler and Ilan Kapoor go head-to-head.

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NI 455 - Illegal drugs - September, 2012
Does the government have the right to monitor private emails?

Does the government have the right to monitor private emails?

Surveillance expert Robin Tudge and Professor of Conflict Beatrice de Graaf go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the debate.

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NI 454 - Co-operatives - July, 2012
Should India still receive foreign aid?

Should India still receive foreign aid?

NGO director Jamal Kidwai and activist and writer Praful Bidwai go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the debate.

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NI 452 - Mental health - May, 2012
Should donor nations give aid to countries with poor human rights records?

Should donor nations give aid to countries with poor human rights records?

Human rights lawyer Errol Mendes and aid campaigner Jonathan Glennie go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the debate.

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NI 451 - Adapt or die - April, 2012
Should assisted suicide be legalized?

Should assisted suicide be legalized?

Right-to-die campaigner Debbie Purdy and palliative medicine professor Ilora Finlay go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the debate.

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NI 450 - Time for a fair economy - March, 2012
Is the European Union damaging to democratic rights?

Is the European Union damaging to democratic rights?

Anti-poverty campaigner John Hilary and politics professor Carlos Closa go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the debate.

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NI 449 - Haiti two years on - January, 2012
The Euro debt crisis: bailout or default?

The Euro debt crisis: bailout or default?

Stergios Skaperdas and David Olive wrangle over the best strategy for Greece and beyond - read their arguments and join the debate.

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NI 448 - The arms trade - December, 2011
Are religious schools bad for society? Philip Wolmuth / reportdigital.co.uk

Are religious schools bad for society?

Humanist Andrew Copson and feminist Catholic theologian Tina Beattie go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the debate.

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NI 447 - Banking on Hunger - November, 2011
Should foreign investment replace aid for Africa?

Should foreign investment replace aid for Africa?

Donu Kogbara and Dereje Alemayehu go head to head - join the debate in this month's Argument.

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NI 445 - Pakistan - daring to hope - September, 2011
Pro-Test march in Oxford, UK.Edmond Terakopian / PA Archive / Press Association

Is animal testing necessary to advance medical research?

Pro-testing activist Laurie Pycroft and Helen Marston, who heads an organization that campaigns against the use of animals, focus on the key issues. Join the debate!

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NI 443 - The far right gets respectable - June, 2011
Is nuclear power necessary for a carbon-free future?

Is nuclear power necessary for a carbon-free future?

Environmentalists Chris Goodall and Jose Etcheverry argue for and against - plus your chance to join the debate.

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NI 443 - The far right gets respectable - June, 2011
Girls from Asciana NGO in Kabul exercise hard-won rights of self-expression and participation. But can these be protected in any deal with the Taliban?Zohra Bensemra / Reuters

Is talking to the Taliban a betrayal of Afghanistan’s women?

Orzala Ashraf and Michael Semple, both passionate workers for peace, have very differing points of view. Comment on our debate.

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NI 442 - Climate change denial - May, 2011
Is 'ethical wealth' a contradiction?

Is 'ethical wealth' a contradiction?

Lush Cosmetics owner Mark Constantine and activist- artist Paul Fitzgerald go head to head in this month’s debate.

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NI 441 - China - makers of the miracle - April, 2011
Schoolgirls attempt to prevent further damage to a police van that has been abandoned in the midst of student protests, London, November 2010.Peter Marshall

Is it OK for protesters to damage property?

Two activists debate whether property destruction is a valid tactic for bringing about social and political change - plus your chance to join the conversation.

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NI 440 - Up in arms - March, 2011

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Land grabs May, 2013
What has development done for me? March, 2013
What has development done for me? March, 2013
Internet showdown December, 2012
Bad medicine November, 2012
Youth rising October, 2012
Illegal drugs September, 2012
Co-operatives July, 2012
Mental health May, 2012
Adapt or die April, 2012
Time for a fair economy March, 2012
Haiti two years on January, 2012
The arms trade December, 2011
Banking on Hunger November, 2011
Pakistan - daring to hope September, 2011
The far right gets respectable June, 2011
The far right gets respectable June, 2011
Climate change denial May, 2011
China - makers of the miracle April, 2011
Up in arms March, 2011
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