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24 Jan 2013
On New Year’s Day 2013 India launched one of the most ambitious anti-poverty programs in history. It marked a radical change from India’s previous...
28 Oct 2012
choice | congress | elections | electoral system | individual | parliament | Politics | Vote | voting | Voting
This debate is specific to first past the post systems (FPTP) such and the United Kingdom and the United States. Some of the arguments will work for other more...
18 Oct 2012
Broadly speaking, the Right to Die is considered to cover two issues in legislative terms – voluntary euthanasia and assisted suicide. The first of these...
26 Jan 2012
Abortion | choice | Feminism | health | right to life | Ethics | Health General | Life | Pregnancy | Health | Philosophy
The issue of abortion is one of the most contentious, and emotive dilemmas faced by modern societies. The question is whether one should allow the termination...
26 Jan 2012
choice | Consumerism | environment | Food | Shopping | Supermarket | Pollution | Weight | Environment | Society
The growth of large hypermarkets, especially as they have moved out of town centres, has been controversial. Its impact on traditional local retailers is hotly...
13 Sep 2011
affirmative action | choice | Democracy | gender | inequality | parliament | positive discrimination | representation | Economy
Women are vastly underrepresented in democratic legislatures across the world. Until 20 years ago women had never been more than 5% of MPs in UK Parliament1....
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