The Debate: Is pacifism appropriate for today’s world?

Thou shalt not kill. It seems simple enough. But can pacifism work as a strategy against violence and injustice? Tim Gee and Rahila Gupta go head to head. Illustrations by Kate Copeland.

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NI 520 - The right to the city - July, 2019

The debate: is it time to quit social media?

It’s the place where you can find everything – from an academic painstakingly listing forgotten medieval words, to the rambling stream-of-consciousness of the US president. But with research showing links between its use and depression and loneliness, is it time we gave up on social media altogether?

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NI 519 - How to avoid climate breakdown - May, 2019
Illustrations: Kate Copeland

Is vegan activism too confrontational?

Is challenging members of the public with the reality of animal suffering and slaughter counterproductive? Vegans Chris Saltmarsh and Hannah Short agree to disagree.

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NI 518 - Building a new internationalism - March, 2019

Should religion play a role in politics?

From religious leaders who take on political roles to the daily influence of faith on political values, Dawn Foster and Yasmin Alibhai-Brown – two practising believers – find themselves on opposite sides of the debate.

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NI 517 - Trade in Turmoil - January, 2019

Should the West stop giving aid to Africa?

Firoze Manji and Pablo Yanguas go head to head on the thorny topic of development assistance.

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NI 516 - The dirt on waste - November, 2018

Is nationalism ever a force for good?

Dalia Gebrial and Thomas Jeffrey Miley go head to head on this complex and topical issue. Illustrations by Kate Copeland.

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NI 515 - Making peace in a world at war - September, 2018

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The right to the city July, 2019
How to avoid climate breakdown May, 2019
Building a new internationalism March, 2019
Trade in Turmoil January, 2019
The dirt on waste November, 2018
Making peace in a world at war September, 2018
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