All posts tagged united nations

The environment needs you, that includes giving up meat and dairy too.

The environment needs you, and that includes giving up meat and dairy too.  Whether it’s Extinction Rebellion occupying London or thousands of young people participating in climate strikes, climate change […]

Banning Burkas and Burning Bras – What does it mean to be liberated?

The Hijab can mean different things depending on the country and culture, for clarity, when referring to the Hijab I’m talking about a headscarf/head covering, the niqab and burka are […]

Ebola and the DRC

Many of us woke up to the news of an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. But the World Health Organisation (WHO) have situation reports on the current […]

Should we fear advances in AI?

Whether it’s Skynet or HAL9000, we have a creeping worry about rogue AI, and for good reason. Science fiction has arguably paved the way for much scientific progress by imagining […]

Good and Evil [1/2] – The Two Faces of Morality

In HEADCANDY, we columnists Sophie and Harvey write about big topics from our respective philosophical and scientific perspectives. Any books or studies that come up week-by-week will feature at the bottom […]

Excuse My French: Un été à Genève

Thanks to a wondrous man named Erasmus, I will be spending my summer in Geneva this year. While everyone back home will be a slave to the Queen Mary examination […]

To Criticise is to Victimise: Anti-Semitism and its Relationship with Israel

Every form of discrimination and intolerance is just as detestable and insipid as the last. Anti –Semitism is no exception. It is because this kind of discrimination is so despicable […]