When is Military Intervention Justified?

  An increasingly frowned upon course of action for many western states, military intervention should not be viewed with such hostility. Clearly, there are cases when it is unjustifiable but to claim that military intervention should not have been used in cases of gross human rights abuses (genocide) is disingenuous. The main case people look … Continue reading When is Military Intervention Justified?

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50% Women, 100% Equality

Most western societies value the notion of meritocracy, the idea that if we work hard enough, we will be rewarded. However, most would agree that this isn’t the case at all, and that many people who come from less fortunate backgrounds are victims of this myth. Some of the main victims of this idea are … Continue reading 50% Women, 100% Equality

The Case for the Death Tax

The term ‘Death Tax’ was first used by a Republican pollster, Frank Lutz, to describe the inheritance tax. It was a highly effective and emotional description of the tax that embodies American hatred for it. It was seen as an example of overreach by the Federal government that attacked individual liberties and harmed hard-working parents … Continue reading The Case for the Death Tax

The Case for Liberty

For the United Kingdom, the post-war period was a time of great difficulty, but also of great hope for a better future. Britons who have lived through the Second World War do not remember those days with anything like the unbridled horror we might suppose – on the contrary, these days of shortage, privation and … Continue reading The Case for Liberty