Category: Human issues

ethical issues and human interest stories

Most lovable people

The Beeb asked the question, two years ago: Whether it’s Heather Mills or Kerry Katona, the celebrities that ordinary people vilify seem disproportionately to be female. Why? Because of the music offering later this evening, I’m not in the mood…

Africa

Lady Macleod breaks into print on the galling state of affairs in Africa: “…the brutal war here in eastern Congo has not only lasted longer than the Holocaust but also appears to have claimed more lives. A peer- reviewed study…

Europe is not the EU

There are those who flatly refuse to see and then there are those who would like to see but don’t think they’ve seen enough to justify leaving the EU.  These are the people I’m addressing now. The Road to EU…

Syntax corner

How should this statement have been worded? MPs at the centre of the expense claims scandal have been warned not to use Parliamentary privilege to avoid court proceedings by the Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Nick Clegg. One answer, if…