Racial Equality: Has The “Dream” Come True?

“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends” – Martin Luther King, Jnr. Yesterday, hundreds of thousands of US citizens assembled in Washington, DC to organise a march commemorating the 50th anniversary of landmark civil rights leader Martin Luther King Junior’s famous “I have a … More Racial Equality: Has The “Dream” Come True?

War from Above: The Legitimacy of Drone Technology

“Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not war against terrorism” – Noam Chomsky Diplomatic havoc was prolific last week as both the UK and USA governments decided to close embassies across the Middle East and Africa. Last weekend, Washington closed twenty-one embassies and consulates, including that of the Arabic peninsula state of Yemen. Although … More War from Above: The Legitimacy of Drone Technology

Business and the Social Contract: What Do We Owe to British Workers?

“Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it” – George Bernard Shaw Last week, Conservative business minister Matthew Hancock sparked controversy during an interview with BBC Radio 4’s Today programme. When asked whether he believes that a company should train British workers “at the risk of a little bit of profit” rather than … More Business and the Social Contract: What Do We Owe to British Workers?