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“We’re In a Time When We Must Choose Between What is Easy and What is Right.”

These golden words were brought to life in the film adaption of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, the fourth installation of the Harry Potter series. For millions of […]

Russian to Judge

This week, Alex Salmond agreed to host a show on Russia Today, and in doing so betrayed the very principles by which everyone in UK politics ought to abide. Why […]

Gay Times Editor Fired As Offensive Tweets Are Uncovered

Newly appointed Gay Times editor Josh Rivers lasted less than one month in the role, before his twitter history of racist, misogynistic, anti-Semitic and ableist views was revealed.   It […]

Good and Evil [2/2] – Why do good people do bad things?

Whilst the hard sciences may be a long way away from being able to tackle (let alone explain) such hefty concepts as good and evil, psychology has offered some insight […]

Dear Generic Small Town

In today’s post, Daniella shares some of her reflections having left her ‘Small Town’ for the ‘Big City’ and her fear of preferring one over the other…  Dear Generic Small Town, […]

My Husband’s Wife

Under the sharia law, marriage is seen as a social contract between a man and a woman that is legally binding. The faith does not encourage any type of monasticism or […]

It’s Too Easy to Forget That Kindness Binds Us

On Sunday morning, the Russian Defence Ministry’s Tu-154 plane crashed in the Black Sea that was heading from Moscow to Syria. The plane was carrying 92 people, among them 64 […]

To Peace, or Not to Peace?

In 1995, Hoolbroke described Yugoslavia as the ‘greatest collective security failure of the West since the 1930s.’ Jasmin Mujanovic, professor at York University questioned if Syria had displaced it? After […]

The Changing Face of War

Warfare is changing. War is an institution which is inscribed in law. From the conclusion of the Cold War, the world is undoubtedly different. Several stark features highlight the differences […]