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Insulate Britain: The climate activists blocking motorways

The past few years have seen many protests by environmentalists, from ‘Youth Strike for Climate’ to Extinction Rebellion. Now another group, calling themselves Insulate Britain, have made headline news with their controversial protest methods. Beginning on Monday 13th of September, the activists have repeatedly blocked

The order of anarchism

Anarchism has long been a by-word for a disruptive and destructive minority political movement, but is there more to this thoughtful philosophy? Can there be order within anarchy?

Colombia’s battle with heritage

Both national and international bodies hope to bring a close to the violent disturbances in Colombia which threaten peace across South America. However, is Colombia’s anger aimed at it’s irredeemable history, and can it be reclaimed by modern Colombians?

Why the government must focus on happiness

“Gross National Happiness is more important than Gross National Product” proclaimed Bhutanese King, Jigme Singye Wangchuk of Bhutan, in 1972. Whilst a simple, this statement completely revolutionised governmental policy. Traditionally, governments solely focused on the economy, believing a strong economy enables them to achieve their