It's natural when a popular singer dies an untimely death, as they sadly often do, the listening public realise they don't actually own any of that artist's work. Hence the return of Amy Winehouse's back catalogue to the upper end of the charts. However, playing "Rehab" on loop in a riverside pub? B
Young people often feel that they are negatively portrayed by the media. The media gets lots of news stories out of the threat from hoodies, youth knife crime, binge drinking in city centres and ASBOs being slapped on young people. Even some ‘good news’ stories are portrayed negatively such as t
Since the climategate scandal that started at the beginning of December 2009 there has been a continuous stream of reports that climate scientists may have been exaggerating their findings or else the evidence those findings are based on may not be rock solid. This has not surprisingly damaged publi
Exam season is now upon us again, and hundreds of thousands of students across the country will be sitting up late at night desperately cramming last minute information in the vain hope that it will somehow result in a better grade. However studies have shown that this method is not a sensible way t
Obesity is a growing epidemic in modern Western society. It is linked to numerous health problems such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease, yet is a preventable and curable problem. Should obese people face higher taxes based on their increased likelihood of poor health? Could a tax provide an ince
Property investors are able to snap up new properties and put them out to rent. This increases the overall price of houses for new entrants into the market and makes it harder for people to get on the ladder.
When the invention of photography was announced in Paris in 1839, the artist Paul Delaroche stated that, “from today, painting is dead”. 169 years of painting since that time have proved Delaroche wrong however the initial announcement did change the way painters approached their art. They moved
Capitalism defines the current main type of relationships in the majority of the world, with exception of some minor guettos (like indians, aboriginal people and alternative squats and neighborhoods). Is there willing somewhere and people anxious to change this paradigm?
Alright you guys, im preparing cases for a new debate topic for Lincoln Douglas debate and im trying to learn everything about this topic I can so any points you can bring up are very helpful....Alright take your sides! :-D
There are rumours that there might be a historic reconciliation between China and Japan. They have been on bad terms for the whole of the Twentieth Century but China’s rise means that there will have to be some kind of reconciliation eventually, Japan can’t stay aloof forever. Does the change fr
‘What you don't see with your eyes, don't witness with your mouth’ runs a Jewish proverb. Indeed, it would be hard to find an instance where gossip has been celebrated rather than discouraged. Yet, many of us find still find the urge to talk about others irresistible. Perhaps, as an article in S
If we are ever to get North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons we need to take a radical new approach. It just so happens that the USA has the option of taking a radical approach with North Korea if it can ever get over the idea of seriously negotiating with Kin Jong Il’s regime. We have been st