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4 Jan 2013
Architecture | Art | Arts | degree | drama | economy | higher education | TOURISM | university | value | University | Culture | Education
The creative arts might be considered to include painting and sculpture but also drama, poetry and creative writing, dance, composition and music, and others....
This House believes that Europe should weaken its austerity measures to guarantee its citizens greater social support.
8 May 2012
Austerity | economics | economy | EUROPEAN UNION | Eurozone | financial crisis | Fiscal Compact | Growth | role of government | Society | Spending | TAX | welfare | Economic policy | Employment | Eurozone crisis | Finance | Tax | Economy
On Saturday 5th May the French and Greeks went to the polls and both countries voted against austerity. In France President Sarkozy became the 11th European...
1 Mar 2012
age | Aging | economy | health | Pensions | retirement | Work | Economic policy | Employment | Society | Economy
The concept of mandatory retirement arises most frequently in debates centring on access to closely integrated, self-regulating professions such as medicine or...
27 Feb 2012
Amnesty | Deportation | economy | enforcement | illegal immigrants | immigration | Migration | Rights | Society | Immigration | Society
An Amnesty can be defined as ‘a general pardon, esp for offences against a government’. In the case of illegal immigrants this would be for the offence of...
21 Feb 2012
American Jobs Act | democrats | economy | Obama | role of government | Stimulus | United States | Economic policy | Employment | Economy
The American Jobs Act was written by the Obama Administration and unveiled in a high-profile speech by the President before a joint session of Congress on...
20 Feb 2012
Tourism accounts for a significant and growing source of global economic activity: receipts from international tourism grew to a total value of $919 billion in...
20 Feb 2012
Business | Competitiveness | economy | Fairness | Government | Redistribution | TAX | Trade | Political philosophy | Tax | Philosophy | Economy
AN ARTFUL taxman, according to Jean-Baptiste Colbert, treasurer to Louis XIV, so plucks the goose as to obtain the most feathers for the least hissing. The...
20 Feb 2012
economy | High Speed | Rail | role of government | Stimulus | Transport | United States | Economic policy | Economy
High-speed rail (HSR) is a type of passenger rail transport that operates significantly faster than the normal speed of rail traffic. Specific definitions by...
17 Feb 2012
America | Bush | Clinton | Debt | Democrat | Economic | economy | Jobs | Obama | Politics | Republican | Surplus | United States | USA | Economic policy | Government | Tax | Economy
The Republican Party has traditionally been thought of as the party of the economy, leaving more ‘social’ goals to the Democrats in the public’s mind. It is...
17 Feb 2012
Antarctica | Climate Change | economy | environment | mining | resources | wealth | Climate | Environment | International | Science
It is little more than one hundred years since humans first set foot on Antarctica and even today few people have visited the frozen and hostile southern...
Toader Mateoc, this year's Spirit Award for Coaches winner, talks to us about the award and the Youth Forum in Mexico.The Spirit Awards, awarded...
IDEA UK and Fondazione Albero Della Vita (FADV-Tree of Life) from Italy are organizing a two day introductory workshop on debate in Rome on the 21-...