Should the Christian religious festival of Christmas be celebrated in public? Or should we be careful to avoid giving offence to those of other faiths, or of no faith, at this time of year?

He is the first black American president with an Islamic background,with charisma and promising speeches, but are promises the only thing he made? Is his name worthy of standing next to those of Doctors Without Borders, Dalai Lama, Frederic Passy,Mother Teresa? Does Obama deserve the Peace Prize be

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the creation of the Peoples Republic China has produced a propaganda blockbuster. Most people will avoid a propaganda film however most films made have a point be it promoting Christianity, fighting the trade in blood diamonds, highlighting poverty or interpretin

This week in Sheffield is the showing of the theatre production of Rain Man. The film has a bad press in the autistic community for giving people a stereotype of a person with autism - a secret genius with a hidden gift, but completely inept at everything else - that is inaccurate and widely believe

Everyone has heard of the christmas spirit. At this time ofyear, everyone is maddly rushing to buy gifts for family. But can all of this frantic present purchasing all just a scam?

11th August was the screening and live debate in Sheffield of 'The Yes Men Fix The World', the latest film by the Yes Men (Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno) in which, among other similar stunts, they impersonate the Dow Jones group on national TV and pretend to pay off two billion pounds compensation

Celebrity culture is the usually regarded as the kind of 'cheap' fame that is so ingrained in our current culture. You can become famous for almost anything: singing, acting, even spending a period of time with only a few other people in a locked house. And this kind of 'fame' is what this debate is

Belfast is home to some of the most famous political murals in the world, with most depicting some aspect of the conflict between the loyalist and republican factions in Northern Ireland. Almost 2000 murals have been documented in Northern Ireland since the 1970s, and not all are explicitly politica