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Saving ourselves from Ebola

Simon Rushton | 15 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, developing countries, Ebola, security
Nine months into Ebola crisis it's sad we're taking more notice because of 'threat' to West


We could get beyond passwords. But do we want to?

Denyse O'Leary | 21 Jul 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: biometrics, Internet security, security


Guardian playing foolish game with British national security

Anthony Glees | 15 October 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Edward Snowden, espionage, Guardian, security
Edward Snowden’s revelations have done immense damage to the security of the West.


The 19th century is still with us

Paul Rogers | 11 January 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: globalisation, security, war, wealth
The comfortable are still turning their faces from the grinding work and dangerous lives of the majority of the human race.


Dignity offered up on the altar of technology

Brian Lilley | 13 March 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: full body scanners, security, terrorism
Full body scanners take away privacy, modesty and dignity. Do we have blind faith in technology?


Is youth a danger to democracy?

Michael Cook | 11 November 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: democracy, security, youth bulge
Democracy is a romantic notion; youth are romantic; QED, youth must be democratic. Not so, say some demographers. Richard Cincotta, a consultant in US intelligence and defence, will be explaining his theory about the "youth bulge" in developing countries on PRB Discuss Online tomorrow evening. Could be something to check out.


A new agenda for the world’s women

Carolyn Moynihan | 12 September 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: development, poverty, security, women
What’s behind the discovery that women are the world’s greatest unexploited resource for fighting poverty and terrorism?


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