equality

9 Oct 2013
 Allowing women to play against men in the same sporting leagues has been a debate almost since the start of professional sporting leagues. The issue is...
10 Sep 2012
Most countries impose fines rather than jail sentences for low-level criminal offences. (Often, much larger fines are used alongside jail sentences for ‘...
11 Apr 2012
A subsidy is a form of government assistance to a group or economic sector. A direct subsidy usually means that taxpayers’ money is used to help support...
2 Mar 2012
The ideal of participatory democracy is to give ordinary citizens the possibility of participating in the public decision-making. The very idea of democracy...
21 Feb 2012
On March 23rd 2010, U.S. President Barack Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, an act the New York Times calls “the most...
20 Feb 2012
A hate crime is a crime, usually violent, motivated by prejudice or intolerance toward a member of a gender, racial, religious, or social group. In this...
17 Feb 2012
Progressive taxation is a fiscal policy system in which wealthier people pay larger proportions of their earnings in taxes than do less well-off people....
26 Jan 2012
Selection can take various forms but for the purpose of this debate it means the overt selection by ability, usually on the basis of a test. This usually...
13 Sep 2011
The claim that animals have 'rights' was first put forward by the Australian philosopher Peter Singer in the 1970s and has been the subject of heated...
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