The Copenhagen discussions keep pitting the smallest states against the richest, and against the most populous. These small and poor states should not be able to hold up a deal that is in the interests of the vast majority of the people in the world. The people in China, India, Brazil and other indu

Is nationalism always a force for bad, or can it sometimes bring benefits?

The Government's poverty adviser has suggested that summer holidays for schools should be shortened, instead having four or five terms with short breaks between them. According to Frank Field, disadvantaged children who don't receive enough support at home cannot catch up after such a long break, an

People saythe advancement of technology is the main reason we have a materialistic society nowadays, but as far as I know, technology is something which makes our lives more convenient, so is technology the problem or something else? For example, the desire of human beings wanting more or something

The latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) has seen more classifications of mental illness than any previous edition. Does this mean that we are developing more mental illnesses, or are we simply finding new labels for types that have already been around

Teens use drugs all the time. When they do they do not think about what they are doing to themselves. teens get harmed in many negative ways when they do use the drugs. Schools are one sorce that can help guide these teens into not using the drugs but the schools do not do enough because it is still

Many parts of Martin Luther King’s dream have come true, or much closer to fruition. The dream of ending segregation has been fulfilled and there is equal rights for all races. The USA and much of the world has moved a long way towards Kings wish that people should “not be judged by the color of

Today jobs for children seem to be restricted to doing the paper round a couple of days a week. However decades ago children, even some city kids, played a large role in bringing in harvests a job now taken by migrant workers. Even five years ago many more children were doing part time jobs than the