By Olivia Singh | 31st October 2022 Rishi Sunak is now the new Prime Minister of the UK. 193 MPs pledged their support to Sunak and 26 MPs backed Penny Mordaunt, according to BBC News. The pound rose against the dollar after Sunak was announced as the leadership race winner, and the markets reacting positivelyContinue reading “Why Rishi Sunak Becoming Prime Minister Is Significant for Not Only Britons but Indians All Over the World “
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Why Political Leaders Around the World Must Pay Attention to Sadhguru’s “Save Soil” Movement
by Olivia Singh | 13th October 2022 Save Soil is a global movement launched by Indian spiritual leader Sadhguru, to address the soil crisis and land degradation. The Isha Foundation presented the initiative on the 5th of April this year at a UN conference in Geneva and is supported by the World Health Organisation, theContinue reading “Why Political Leaders Around the World Must Pay Attention to Sadhguru’s “Save Soil” Movement “
The New Era of the British Monarchy Has Prompted Renewed Demands for the Kohinoor Diamond To Be Returned to India. Will Britain Ever Return the Diamond?
By Olivia Singh | 3rd October 2022 The Kohinoor diamond is the largest cut diamond in the world, it has a gory history of colonial conquest and now stands as a star of the Crown Jewels. Since the death of Queen Elizabeth II, there have been renewed demands made for the Kohinoor diamond to beContinue reading “The New Era of the British Monarchy Has Prompted Renewed Demands for the Kohinoor Diamond To Be Returned to India. Will Britain Ever Return the Diamond?”
Climate Migration: How the Human Impact of Climate Change Is the Next Global Crisis Waiting To Happen
By Alex Smith | 30th September 2022 With the threat of climate change causing a multitude of human impacts including driving increased food insecurity, increased exposure to disease, loss of livelihood and worsening poverty, the next global humanitarian crisis is expected to be mass migration as a result of climate change, and our current migrationContinue reading “Climate Migration: How the Human Impact of Climate Change Is the Next Global Crisis Waiting To Happen”
Rishi Sunak vs Liz Truss: Who Should Become the Next Prime Minister?
By Olivia Singh | 30th August 2022 Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak are the final two candidates in the race to become Prime Minister. Out of the two candidates, who should become the next Prime Minister? Whilst Sunak was Chancellor of the Exchequer during the pandemic, he protected the jobs of millions of Britons byContinue reading “Rishi Sunak vs Liz Truss: Who Should Become the Next Prime Minister?”
Is this the beginning of the end for Boris Johnson?
By Thomas McLinden | 2nd February 2022 It can be quite safely assumed that Boris Johnson’s tenure has been nothing short of dull. The electrifying, unavoidable presence of Johnson in Number 10 is the final piece to the melodrama entitled Boris Johnson’s political career. Having swooped to the rapturous applause of Brexiteers by bearing theContinue reading “Is this the beginning of the end for Boris Johnson?”
London vs Beijing: How a pathway to British Citizenship has ignited a diplomatic dispute over Hong Kong
Hong Kong has long been a valued bridge between China and the West. Over the past 18 months, however, the former British colony has increasingly become a stage for China to showcase a more aggressive foreign policy, argues Ben Askew.
Vested interests and a celebrity echo chamber stand in the way of revolutionising Indian farming
The message of how vital the need for reform is to the future of Indian farming finds itself lost in an echo chamber that prioritises the convenience of virtue signalling over a self-evident good, writes Pranoy Roy Choudhury.
Princess Latifa’s Plight: How Gender Inequality Prevails in the 21st Century
The women who came before us endured a long struggle for the rights that we enjoy today; that won’t be over until every woman in every corner of the world enjoys the same rights, writes Eden Singh.
Western Vaccine Nationalism Risks Prolonging the COVID-19 Pandemic
Unless wealthy nations take continued steps to address the far-reaching inequalities in vaccine supply, the world will continue to live with this disease and its consequences well into the future, writes Ben Askew.