Although still a controversial subject, there is a growing consensus that global climate changes are being caused by environmental pollution, especially by greenhouse gases. Do we need to take more urgent action to halt this trend?
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations determination to have consensus on all issues among its diverse membership will prevent the organisation from being effective within a rapidly changing world that requires fast coordinated responses to crises whether economic or military.
Should we be governed by a 'world government', with the United Nations Assembly becoming a directly elected parliament? Should nation-states give up more of their sovereignty to supranational institutions?
ASBOs were introduced in the 1998 Crime and Disorder Act and were heavily criticised by many. The Labour Party did little research but based the orders on anecdotal evidence from MPs constituencies. In light of how they have been utilised, have they proved effective?
Hugo Chavez was Bush’s hate figure in Latin America, with his attempts at forming an opposition leftist block against US imperialism. Yet, at the same time, being one of the biggest suppliers of oil to the US. Chavez is a former military man who failed in his first attempt to seize government but
In his first trip to Africa Obama delivered a message that many Africans would rather not hear; it is Africans who need to get their governance in order to pull themselves out of poverty. They can’t always blame the west but to what extent is bad governance the root of African poverty?
The state of the world's environment is a serious, international problem that is everybody responsibilty to combat. Is it a good idea to incentivise the poorest nations to reduce their carbon footprint?