Mandate of the People
Tom Odhiambo | 01 February 2013 |
tags: book reviews, entrepreneurship, Kenya, politics, poverty
Politics can be dirty, but it will be cleaner if decent people get involved.
Yes, Boris, it’s you
Joanna Bogle | 31 July 2012 |
If these the times, then this must be the man, what?
What can a brain scan tell us about ourselves?
Denyse O'Leary | 28 June 2012 |
Can brain scans detect whether we lean politically to the left or to the right?
The religious atheist
Zac Alstin | 30 June 2011 |
tags: new atheists, politics, religion
The anti-religious atheist is the inspired prophet of a new religious movement.
Tony Blair’s journey to power
Gerry Hassan | 07 September 2010 |
tags: politics, Tony Blair, UK
Is this doorstop of a book a record of a journey from principle to pragmatism?
Truth, charity and same-sex marriage
John R. Waiss | 08 October 2009 |
In an effort to extend charity to homosexuals pressing for the right to marry, some Christians are distorting truth.
Capitalism: A Love Story
William Park | 08 October 2009 |
tags: films, politics, United States
Is Michael Moore's latest documentary on capitalism sincere or merely clever propaganda?
More to life than GDP
William West | 08 October 2009 |
A report prepared for the French government questions the use of GDP as the sole indicator of social progress.
Neo-conservatism: Irving Kristol’s living legacy
Cas Mudde | 25 September 2009 |
tags: neo-conservatism, politics, United States
The godfather of America's neocons has died, but it is too soon to bury his movement.
Tough love just for Africa?
Chinwuba Iyizoba | 24 September 2009 |
tags: Africa, Barack Obama, development, politics
Despite the rhetoric of Western leaders, it appears the West is happy to keep Africa poor to exploit its natural wealth.
Politicians need to inspire passion in education
Don Graham | 22 September 2009 |
Despite the rhetoric of politicians about education, educationist Sir Kenneth Robinson argues that they overlook the need to inspire the passions of individual students.
Ted Kennedy’s ambiguous legacy
Michael Cook | 29 August 2009 |
tags: Catholicism, Edward Kennedy, politics, United States
For America’s most famous Catholic, morality and politics had little to do with each other.