British Prime Minister Theresa May is responsible for one of the country’s most morally reprehensible policies of the modern era, and for its execution. This is the inhumane “hostile environment” for suspected illegal immigrants, which has deprived British citizens born abroad of basic human rights. This is the Windrush Scandal.

At a time when we […]

Continue Reading

David Cameron has some laudable footnotes to his otherwise problematic prime ministerial tenure in the United Kingdom, among them a commitment to spending 0.7 percent of GDP on international aid and promoting a global agenda of tackling corruption. But if he is planning on a post-prime ministerial legacy in the field of tackling state fragility […]

Continue Reading

I will then raise an alternative and controversial suggestion – that the road to eliminating mass starvation is to prosecute the people who perpetrate it. This has possibilities and perils. Last, I will propose that ending famine demands the kind of broad-based public campaign that has challenged other great common evils of our time.

Continue Reading

They helped give us Trump and Brexit? What more do we need to say?

To recap: Facebook collects data on its users. Lots and lots of data. Likes, shares, what we post about, who our friends are, those personal details we choose to share, etc. etc. It uses this data to micro-target […]

Continue Reading

What causes violent conflict? And how can it be prevented in an interdependent world? These are the key questions taken up in the new World Bank – United Nations report: Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict. These questions are not new, of course, and a huge amount has been written on […]

Continue Reading

In this short video, Sam Perlo-Freeman, Project Manager for the Global Arms Business and Corruption project explains who is arming actors in the war in Yemen and what should be done about it. [3:43]

Continue Reading